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[20160213] Article: The Complexity of Doing Things Right in Distributed Board Elections
David Maxwell has volunteered to guide the election process of the NetBSD Foundation's Board of Directors for the upcoming election. In this article on LinkedIn David writes about the challenges of voting in a distributed project, and how they are adressed in the early stages of the voting process: ``A secure voting process shares a lot in common with cryptography. The creators have to understand the inputs, the quality of the randomness supplied, and the transformations applied to the data. The designer also needs to understand the properties which are meant to be guaranteed by the process, such as transparency and individual confirmation of the entire process in this case.''

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