Jones Talk, Slide 15
- No System is Perfect!Nobody pretends that democracy is perfect or at all wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
(Winston Churchill, November 11, 1947)
- An ideal system of voting systems
-- At least 4 vendors.No vendor controls more than 30% of the market.-- At least 2 distinct technologies.There is always an alternative if we find a fundamental flaw.-- All components open source or subject to audit.
-- No monopoly supplier of 3rd party components.