Reply to post: Re: Who to believe?

Voatz of no confidence: MIT boffins eviscerate US election app, claim fiends could exploit flaws to derail democracy

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Re: Who to believe?

You beat me to it.

MIT Profs/researchers did the testing and they are backed up by two other very good schools Profs/researchers. For these people to go out on a limb when they could lose their reputation and possibly positions if wrong. Why would the Profs from these prestigious institutions go out of their way to be wrong?

Voatz will lose money and contracts if their app isn't secure. Their software has been updated 27 times since the version this Prof. looked at. Updates are generally a good thing and can be used for a variety of reasons, but something as fundamental as voting needs to be done right before it's released. I'm not sure that's possible.

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