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Can We Trust the Machines?

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Science  31 Oct 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5902, pp. 677-678
DOI: 10.1126/science.1165818

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Electronic Elections. The Perils and Promises of Digital Democracy. By R. Michael Alvarez and Thad E. Hall. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2008. 232 pp. $29.95, £17.95. ISBN 9780691125176.

Rejecting claims that new voting technologies foster tampering and fraud, Alvarez and Hall argue that with careful implementation computer-based solutions provide the best approach to voting.