Re: OT: Re: open source killer app
- From: gavino <gavcomedy@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2008 15:27:19 -0800 (PST)
On Jan 31, 5:25 am, Albert van der Horst <alb...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
In article <47a18534$0$30246$4c368...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
John Passaniti <put-my-first-name-h...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Your system is insecure on multiple levels which I'll gladly detail for
you later this weekend. You don't make your system more secure by
telling people that breaking it is illegal. That's the tactic of
companies like Diebold who offer a "security by threat of punishment"
fallacy. Instead, you make your system more secure by design and by
fixing your code.
There is also a fundamental, political flaw here. We want a voting
system that cannot be compromised by those in power. Now Rick lays
the responsibility for not compromising the system by those in
Take the hypothetical situation. Suppose we have a man, lets call
him George, who wants to be re-elected. So he tells his brother
who is responsible for a large part of the voting system to rig
Now Rick says that this cannot happen, because it would amount
to breaking the law!
Albert van der Horst, UTRECHT,THE NETHERLANDS
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President elect Mitt Romney will free blackwater, win the war, switch
USA to wind+solar so export of energy as product, and bring education
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