NewsForge: How Open is Open Enough for Electronic Voting?
Sep 02, 2004, 02:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jay Lyman)
"Most of the attention and current criticism of America's
e-voting infrastructure and technology is focused on the lack of a
verifiable paper audit trail, but an equally prominent issue is the
closed nature of election system certification, companies, and
"Many e-voting experts stress that true open source software for
elections--meaning publicly available source code--is just as
important as a paper record. However, there are also those that
argue open source is simply too open to be secure..."