Guest Blogged by John Gideon of
By John Gideon on 4/9/2009, 4:01pm PT  

Another country has now had problems with Internet voting schemes. In this case Finland used Internet voting in three municipalities in 2008. Nearly 2% of the votes were lost due to a “usability glitch”. The Finnish Supreme Administrative Court found that the election must be redone. The law allowing the use of any Internet voting scheme has expired so the people of the three municipalities will now be able to vote on a more secure and accurate system, using paper ballots. One of the companies involved in this scheme was Scytl, a Spanish corporation that was also involved in the Okaloosa Co Florida Internet voting scheme last Nov. At least with that scheme paper ballots were also generated....

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