Electronic plebiscites

Renaud, K. and Cockshott, W.P. (2007) Electronic plebiscites. In: MeTTeG07, Camerino, 27-28 September 2007,

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Abstract

We suggest a technology and set of procedures by which a major democratic de?cit of modern society can be addressed. The mechanism, whilst it makes limited use of cryptographic techniques in the background, is based around objects and procedures with which voters are currently familiar. We believe that systems like this hold considerable potential for the extension of democratic participation and control.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Renaud, Dr Karen and Cockshott, Dr William
Authors: Renaud, K., and Cockshott, W.P.
Subjects:T Technology > T Technology (General)
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2007 The Authors
First Published:First published in proceedings of MeTTeG07
Publisher Policy:Reproduced with permission of Barbara Re

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