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NewsForge: Irish Gov't Says, 'No Source Code, No E-voting'

May 03, 2004, 16:45 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Fergus Cassidy)

"Ireland has pressed the abort button on electronic voting. In a humiliating climb down, the government has accepted the conclusions of a commission hastily set up to examine the secrecy and accuracy of the system planned for use in next month's local and European parliamentary elections.

"The Commission on Electronic Voting reported that it did not obtain access to the full source code and there is not sufficient time before the June elections to allow a full code review of the final version of the software that would be necessary..."

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