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Why you can't trust internet voting.


0. You can't trust counting the votes in a computer. The people who run the server might rig the software to lie. (This applies to all use of computers to count votes.)

1. It is not good enough if the voting client software is secure. If your machine is a zombie, the botnet will choose your vote.

2. It is not good enough if the client computer is secure. Your boss could insist you vote while he watches.

Here is what Eugene Spofford has to say about it: Don't think of trying this!

Blockchain does nothing to make internet voting any less foolish.

See also the page about digital voting machines.

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