Dutch e-voting controversy

Well it's the turn of the Dutch to get some controversy on their e-voting system. The system in the news at the moment (KOA) is only for overseas voters but still it aims to count real votes. The Dutch government rather bravely opened the system to experts, even if the result was criticism. Crypto academics were not impressed with the system at all. Let's see how long the government sticks with it.

What I find surprising is that LogicaCMG were picked to build and run the system. They have no experience in this field at all. If you must get a commercial provider for e-voting, at least pick one who has done e-voting before and can pretend to understand voting's unique challenges.

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