June 10, 2004

Feds want e-voting source code disclosed

Feds want e-voting source code disclosed

DeForest Soaries, chairman of the Election Assistance Commission, or EAC, said disclosing the source code--the line-by-line instructions that make up an electronic voting machine's software--would help to restore public trust in the elections process. Vendors should not "have the right to keep this source code a secret," Soaries told a dinner gathering of Maryland election officials.

Link: CNET News.com

Category:

  • Open Source
Click Here!