Gesellschaft fr Informatik e.V.

Lecture Notes in Informatics

3rd international Conference on Electronic Voting 2008 Co-organized by Council of Europe, Gesellschaft für Informatik and E-Voting.CC August 6th- 9th, 2008 In Castle Hofen, Bregenz, Austria P-131, 197-206 (2008).

Gesellschaft für Informatik, Bonn


Robert Krimmer, Rüdiger Grimm (eds.)

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The certification of E-voting mechanisms. Fighting against opacity

Jordi Barrat I. Esteve


Many countries are using certification procedures to guarantee the full compliance of e-voting mechanisms with democratic standards, but the data generated by these analysis is normally handled almost secretly. Given that transparency is a key principle to guarantee citizen's confidence in the electoral process, this opacity would only be acceptable after a correct balance of the concurrent interests. The paper provides specific data on the certification mechanisms of some countries and assesses the feasibility of a disclosure of the certification reports.

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