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The Register breaking news

We want our e-voting paper trail

Letter Reader Fergal Daly is one of many who were deeply disappointed by our recent items on electronic voting and security, here and here, claiming that proper election auditing can be done without paper, so long as the right protocols are developed, and the right systems of regulation and outside supervision are established. Many of you, however, believe that computers can never be trusted (a bias that we find understandable, considering the ubiquity of Microsoft Windows in our daily computing lives). ®
The Register breaking news

PDF tagging for the blind

A new online service will supply automatic tagging for PDF documents to make them easier for blind and visually impaired readers to understand.