Comments on E-Voting Simple And Verifiable
Does David Bismark have the best idea for a simple, verifiable and transparent means of electronic voting? (Read
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"In the early 70s, Peter Cook starred in a movie called "The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer" The protagonist was an Advertising Executive who was elected on the platform of total representation.
EVERY DECISION of Parliament went to public vote.
Every TV had a red light on top which would light up when a decision was required and every citizen had to vote.
He arranged that every vote occured in the middle of some popular event, like a football final.
Eventually, he proposed that the citizens make him Dictator "
(Peter Jacobs 11/4/2010 4:01:14 PM)
"I first heard Peter Cook in the Beyond the Fringe phonograph album in the 1960's. I was completely unaware of this movie - thanks so much for writing in."
(Bill Christensen 11/4/2010 9:52:52 PM)
"Watch the red light summon voters to the telly to vote at around 1:40. The frustration of voters with 'participatory democracy' becomes apparent around 2:15.