Losing Our Democracy in Super Slo-Mo

23rd October 200411:02 am

October 23, 2004

When I wrote The Case for Paper Ballots four years ago I thought I had come up with the worst possible scenario: the misuse of outrage over the Florida voting scandal to enable the installation of an even more unreliable and unverifiable computer-based system of voting.

Annalee Newitz’s article “Sorry, Your Vote Has Been: Lost, Hacked, Miscast, Recorded Twice” in this month’s issue of Popular Science confirms that my worst fears have been realized.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *