December 11, 2009

FCC Comments re Internet Voting

Posted in Election reform, Elections, FCC, internet voting, paper ballots, Uncategorized tagged , , , , at 6:28 pm by bluebanshee

Yesterday was the deadline to submit comments to the FCC regarding  the use of the internet for voting as well as other broadband issues.  The context was a nationwide push to extend broadband access to under-served areas of the country, an effort similar in scope to the rural electrification program of the 1930’s and ’40’s.  It will take a major infusion of cash to build out this infrastructure.

So the FCC asked for public comment.   And, boy, did they get a virtual earful!  As of today there are 917 filings posted online. Read the rest of this entry »