Category: policy

Alex Halderman's DC Council Testimony

elections, certification/testing, reform, news, open source, secrecy, problems, photos, friends, research, policy
I captured video from today's [DC Council][1] [Hearing][2] of The [Committee on Government Operations and The Environment][3]. [Prof. Alex Halderman][4] (Michigan), Susannah Goodman ([Common Cause][5]), Jeremy Epstein and Pamela Smith ([Verified Voti… more »

Permalinks for California Bills?

system, elections, hacks, news, wtf?, chilling effects, research, policy, usability, legal
I've worked with California legislation and law for almost a decade, and one consistently frustrating thing is that it seems impossible to link to bills. For example, Gov. Schwarzenegger signed SB 1404 yesterday, which is a landmark bill to require v… more »

E-voting and Direct Democracy

system, elections, reform, research, policy, legal
*(This post was [originally published][01] on [VoxPopuLII][02], a publication of the [Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School][03].)* [01]: http://blog.law.cornell.edu/voxpop/2010/09/01/electronic-voting-and-direct-democracy/ [0… more »

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 »

Domain names can't defend themselves

secrecy, chilling effects, policy, legal
*(cross-posted to [Freedom To Tinker](http://www.freedom-to-tinker.com/blog/joehall/domain-names-cant-defend-themselves))* Today, the Kentucky Supreme Court handed down an opinion in the saga of Kentucky vs. 141 Domain Names (described a while back h… more »
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