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Can we now kill this stupidity?


In several posts Adam has expressed his concerns over the push for electronic voting in NZ.

See :

Online voting trial for 2019 local elections scrapped – but zombie like is not dead

Again the push for online voting

Newsroom: again the online voting spin from NZ media

Online Voting: The pro campaign ramps up – Online voting could make 2019 turnout a turn up for the books

Morning Report: Online Voting

Nine To Noon: Online voting, NZ’s CTO & personal stats

Comments on On-line Voting

Again Adam refers readers to this

So why are we revisiting this, because at a recent appearance before a Parliamentary Select Committee, GCSB Head – Andrew Hampton is reported follows

The Director-General of the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) has warned against local elections going online, citing security concerns.

Andrew Hampton appeared alongside New Zealand Security Intelligence Service director-general Rebecca Kitteridge on Thursday at the Justice Select Committee where the pair was asked to comment on possible election interference.

The select committee was given a classified briefing from Kitteridge and Hampton after their public appearance, but before then the spy bosses disclosed that “interference in New Zealand’s elections by a state actor was, and remains, plausible”.

So can we finally kill off this stupid idea, please

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