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Once more: online or e-voting? No. Just no

Once more: online or e-voting? No. Just no /img/what-part-of-no-e-voting-dont-you-understand.jpg

Whenever the results of a vote would not have substantial impacts on the people who did not, or could not vote, eligible voters are welcome to use whatever suits their fancy: e-voting, tossing dices, goat entrails… We won’t notice, so no problem. In all cases of really important voting instead, that is (at least) all political or administrative elections: here is why online/e-voting is something that you should just avoid, period.

The best, shortest argument ever against online voting

Mashable has a piece asking How Close Are We to Internet Voting?. It’s an interesting piece, even if part of it falls straight into the “self-fulfilling prophecy” category, building on statements like: