Secure Voting

Follow My Vote And WebRoots Democracy Release Secure Voting Report

Follow My Vote would like to announce the release of Secure Voting: A guide to secure #onlinevoting in elections. In addition to Follow My Vote, global experts and authoritative academics contributed to the report produced by WebRoots Democracy. WebRoots Democracy is an organization campaigning for the use of online voting methods in the UK.

Follow My Vote contributed an entire chapter in the report addressing questions pertaining to voter verification, safeguards against cyber-attacks and malware, audit trails, and securing voter records.

This report is good news for proponents of online voting. When conversing with people about online voting software, oftentimes one of the first questions asked is: is it secure?  We now have a report that shows exactly how online voting can be secure. All skeptics must read this report before presenting arguments against open source end-to-end verifiable online voting.  We invite you to read the report for yourself and share it with your friends.

Read Secure Voting: A guide to secure #onlinevoting in elections 

 

Press Release:

Follow My Vote, Inc.

Blacksburg, VA

January 26, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FOLLOW MY VOTE AND WEBROOTS DEMOCRACY RELEASE SECURE VOTING REPORT IN COMBINATION WITH VERIZON, SCYTL, EVERYONE COUNTS, AND OTHERS.

Blacksburg, VA — WebRoots Democracy, in partnership with Follow My Vote and other industry leading experts, has released a report entitled “Secure Voting: A guide to secure #onlinevoting in elections.” The purpose of the report, which was written by global experts and authoritative academics, is to explore and document the possible security models for online voting software. “We think the use of blockchain technology could be the security breakthrough that makes online voting viable.” states Nathan Hourt, Co-Founder and CTO at Follow My Vote.

With the information provided in the report, governments around the world can now make informed decisions on how to move forward with modernizing their election processes. The Secure Voting report was preceded by the WebRoots Democracy report, Viral Voting.

The following companies and people contributed to the WebRoots Democracy Secure Voting report: Follow My Vote, Verizon, Dr. Kevin Curran, Professor Robert Krimmer, Scytl, Smartmatic, Everyone Counts, Electoral Reform Services, and Mi-Voice.

“We are humbled by the opportunity to demonstrate our expertise in designing secure, open- source, end-to-end verifiable online voting software on a global level,” states Adam Kaleb Ernest, Co-Founder and CEO at Follow My Vote.

See the official Follow My Vote website for more information on the Secure Voting report: https://followmyvote.com.

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About the author: Will Long is the Marketing Manager of Follow My Vote.

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