Category: politics

Debra Bowen's 2007 TTBR Announcement

system, elections, certification/testing, accessibility, vendors, hacks, open source, secrecy, privacy, politics, problems, friends, research, policy, usability, legal
In 2007, California Secretary of State Debra Bowen commissioned a review of California's voting systems by a team of technical experts, of which I was one. She released many of the technical reports on the night of 27 July 2007 and then spent a week… more »

Open Government Workshop at CITP

open source, secrecy, privacy, politics, berkeley, friends, research, policy, usability, legal, princeton
Here at Princeton's CITP, we have a healthy interest in issues of open government and government transparency. With the release last week of the [Open Government Directive] by the Obama Administration, our normally gloomy winter may prove to be conside… more »

Arrears

politics
> **arrears** > money that is owed and should have been paid earlier *: he was suing the lessee for the arrears of rent.* I thought this was a typo in the [NYT Daschle] story... [NYT Daschle]: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/04/us/politics/04oba… more »

Obama's CTO: two positions?

politics, policy, princeton
(Cross-posted at [Freedom to Tinker]) [Freedom to Tinker]: http://www.freedom-to-tinker.com/blog/joehall/obamas-cto-two-positions [Paul Blumenthal] over at the Sunlight Foundation Blog [points to] a new report from the Congressional Research Servi… more »

Chris Edley on Election Rights and Potholes

system, elections, accessibility, reform, news, privacy, politics, berkeley, problems, litigation, friends, research, policy, legal, podcasts, education
The high-point of last weeks' Pew/JEHT conference, "Voting in America", was seeing the Dean of Berkeley Law, Chris Edley, give a keynote during dinner on Tuesday. With his permission, I am making available audio from his address. Find it here (30 minu… more »
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