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Internet Voting: Cost-Benefit Analysis – They forgot the BENEFIT PART!

Cost-Benefit Analysis. Is there anything more basic? It’s like “supply and demand”. You don’t have to be an MBA to understand that with ANY undertaking (in ANY realm be it in business or politics or, gosh, even voting technology) the … Continue reading

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Internet Voting Astroturf Detractors: Consider the Source – Beware the Againsters!

I mentioned in my last post, a piece about Dr. William Kelleher and his contributions to this movement, that I would be talking next about the “againsters”. In fact, I have been working on the draft of this post for … Continue reading

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The American People….

How often in daily political banter do we hear about how “The American People” want this or that. How the American People have spoken. Politicians say that the American People sent them there to do this or that. Politicos cite … Continue reading

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Low Turnout. Blame The Voter?

Aside from playing on voters’ natural initial concerns about whether online voting is secure, and doing so in a manner that can only be described as fear-mongering, anti-online voting advocates try to come up with other reasons why online voting … Continue reading

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Bizarro

Upside down and inside out. There is so much to be gained from online voting. So many more of us would vote, and that would bring our democracy to new levels. Yet when you read about this issue (what little … Continue reading

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Imagine a world …

Sometimes it seems hard to fathom how much the world has changed in the last 20 years. It has changed so much that it is now equally hard to fathom living without so many of the things that are part … Continue reading

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Others seem to see the Necessity, why not US?

Sometimes we allow ourselves to get so caught up in arguments over whether something works or not, or is good enough or not, that we forget whether that thing is simply necessary or not. This is more and more the … Continue reading

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D.C.

When opponents of online voting want to back up their argument that voting online is “unsafe” and “unreliable”, they invariably point to the “experiment” of online voting in Washington, D.C in 2010. Meanwhile, when I want to back up my … Continue reading

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Center which? Let’s find out.

Center Left. Center Right. Ask any liberal and they will tell you that they believe the United States electorate is, for the most part, “center left”. This means that, if a concensus could be taken of the majority of Americans, … Continue reading

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“Ballotproof”

Well, I decided to base my first post here on what I watched on the first day and, whatever that story was, discuss the relevence of that story to online voting. I have been amazed how so many of the … Continue reading

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