2008: The year of hack the vote?

Adam Shostack adam at homeport.org
Wed Dec 26 20:32:35 EST 2007

On Wed, Dec 26, 2007 at 04:34:55PM -0500, dan at geer.org wrote:
| Quoting my friend Marcus Ranum, the Internet
| will remain as insecure as it can and still
| apparently function.  Why should voting be
| different?

Voting is different (by which I mean worse) because the requirements
are hard.

Should voters and ballots be identified? Should you be required to
show up in person? What about confirmability? How important is that
versus usability?

Electronic commerce, by comparison, is a walk in the park.


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