A Lack of Trust will be the Problem
It won't take too many articles like this, and similar threads in social media to destroy the public's trust in electronic voting. If the people lose trust in the voting system then they will have no trust in the political system (or even less than there is now).
While it may be possible to build a secure voting system it will have to use some complex encryption techniques. Good luck explaining them to the public so that they trust the system.
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All Oz Public services have symptoms of an infestation of techno-utopians, ie gullible clever people. that is, moderate to high IQ idiots. Any argument that includes the words "inevitable" should be shut down as dangerously naive immediately. Given the high levels of distrust of all Oz political processes and institutions, this is is another tree trunk masquerading as a straw to bring levels of distrust to dangerous highs. To accept any security thruogh obscurity shows the AWS open buckets issue is not understood as the potential disaster it can be for victims of identity theft. Now where was my local MPs email address ?
Fun though it is to jump on the bandwaggon
That "security by obscurity" phrase, although a red rag to an infosec bull, actually reads like a comment on the status quo rather than a desirable goal. All he's saying is that the software isn't widely used enough to attract much malevolent attention, which is quite probably true.