Sunday, July 27, 2008

No Secret Software

Bray on Christine Peterson:

It’s simple: when data is gathered and used for the people as part of civic processes (voting is a good example), processing it using secret software, especially if it’s a private-sector secret, should be totally out of bounds.

2 comments:

Gnuosphere said...

In the example of e-voting, free software is essential but it isn't enough. Paper records are needed.

Downes said...

Well.... yeah.