Voting and Free Software

Fabio Pietrosanti (naif) - lists lists at
Thu Nov 7 15:16:38 UTC 2019

I am spending most of my activistic time between free software and the 
fighst against attempt to introduce e-voting in Italy.

I'm definitively against e-voting and free software can't really help.

For anyone willing to join our Italian group fighting by policy 
lobbying, media monitoring and participation, lecturing to fight any 
politician proposal (happening every 6-9 months), please join us at .


On 05/11/2019 08:55, Matthias Kirschner wrote:
> There is an interesting article on LWN about Free Software and voting:
> Several commenters argued that electronic voting itself should not be
> done. E.g. one of the first commenters (Roberto) wrote that:
>    It is indeed pretty sad to see that in 2019 we still need to explain,
>    again and again, why electronic voting is not feasible.  I have been
>    involved in public debate about electronic voting since the early
>    2000, when it was unfortunately introduced in France.  Here is a
>    recent summary of the key points, in English, that should make a nice
>    reading.
> Do you agree with this criticism or what do you think about that topic?
> Best regards,
> Matthias
> PS: Btw. there was also a good episode of John Oliver explaining this to
> a broader audience: $youtube-dl

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