Don't trust online voting, speaker says

Friday, 13 April 2007, 12:20 PM EST

Internet voting is so open to manipulation that it should be avoided at all costs, according to a keynote speaker at this week's Usenix symposium on networked system design and implementation.

"It's voting by mail made worse," says Ronald Rivest, a computer science professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, because the Internet inherently is insecure.

At Computerworld.

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