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Old 27th January 2021, 05:47 PM   #321
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Originally Posted by CaptainHowdy View Post
...sounds to me like you're saying our elections are secure. Inconsequential clerical errors might sometimes occur but outright voter fraud extensive enough to swing an election doesn't happen. Yet, in 2016, we knew that Russians succeeded in manipulating our election to Donald Trump's advantage.
Sounds to me like you've somehow failed to realize that subverting election security and manipulating voters via disinformation are two totally distinct ways to change the outcome.


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Old 27th January 2021, 11:07 PM   #322
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Originally Posted by jnelso99 View Post
Geez - just throw in a blockchain or two if you want your secure voting...

You laugh, but it has been seriously proposed.
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Old 28th January 2021, 02:46 AM   #323
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Originally Posted by d4m10n View Post
Sounds to me like you've somehow failed to realize that subverting election security and manipulating voters via disinformation are two totally distinct ways to change the outcome.


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And the outcome still changes.
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Old 28th January 2021, 03:08 AM   #324
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Originally Posted by CaptainHowdy View Post
And the outcome still changes.
sure, but it's nothing more secure voting could change.
So it makes no sense to mention it in this context.
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Old 28th January 2021, 09:23 PM   #325
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Originally Posted by arthwollipot View Post
ISTR reading about this in Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin is Changing Money, Business, and the World, by Don TapscottWP in 2016. I think the book had an example of some jurisdiction or small country actually doing it but my copy seems to be missing.
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