Getting out the vote
Wendy Grossman's column for this week covers some e-voting action in the US and our very own ORG/FIPR e-voting events from this past week.
Would you trust me to vote for you?
David Chisnall writes about how e-voting shifts trust to the few with technical skills, and even then it's an uncertain thing.
Florida to Shift Voting System With Paper Trail
Confirmation that Florida's new Republic Governor… yes Republican, is getting rid of the state's touchscreen systems. This isn't a party political issue, all parties and all viewpoints are affected by election processes open to fraud and error. (via John Pugh)
Voting 2.0: Will your e-vote count?
If you ignore the hyperbole of the opening paragraphs this is a very well researched article on the US e-voting 'situation'. The article covers a lot of ground and reminded me of how damning the 2005 General Accounting Office report had been. (via ORG)