[Cryptography] "we need to protect [our dox] by at least encrypting them"

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Fri Nov 11 08:19:03 EST 2016

On Thu, 10 Nov 2016, Bill Frantz wrote:

> > Loss of privacy is troubling in in this big data world.  Ponder the 
> > retribution some might have on both sides of this most recent 
> > election...  Family, work, neighbors, and more... Cost is a big driver 
> > for some of these systems.. immediacy is another.
> I think that risk is fairly low. Unless the ballots are dusted for 
> fingerprints, I don't see a way to connect the ballot paper with the 
> voter. But, with the ballot paper, an audit can show that the electronic 
> scanning read and recorded the ballot correctly.
> What am I missing?

Easier than you think.  When I was handing out "how to vote" sheets 
here in Oz,  we observed how they arranged them i.e. with their preferred
candidate on the top...  It was remarkably accurate.

Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Those who don't understand security will suffer."

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