Re: Making the ballots secret

From: Wichert Akkerman <wichert(at)wiggy(dot)net>
To: spi-general(at)lists(dot)spi-inc(dot)org
Subject: Re: Making the ballots secret
Date: 2007-08-07 22:31:47
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Previously MJ Ray wrote:
> While trying to find the definition of the multi-winner SPI method for
> Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho, I spotted this little gem in Article Five of
> which relates to comments I
> made elsewhere:
> "Ballots concerning election or removal of officers shall be secret
> ballots."
> At present, ballots are (correctly IMO) described as confidential, not
> secret, on the voting pages like
> One way they are not secret is that votes seem to be stored on that
> server indefinitely. Any webmaster of members.spi-inc could see all
> of our past votes back to at least 2004, right?

No, a script is run post-vote that removes the relation between the vote
and the votee.


Wichert Akkerman <wichert(at)wiggy(dot)net> It is simple to make things. It is hard to make things simple.


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