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October 17, 2019

If I Can Shop and Bank Online, Why Can’t I Vote Online?
the security, secrecy, and transparency requirements for online voting transactions are structurally very different from, and generally much stricter than, those for E-Commerce transactions. The security mechanisms that make ecommerce transactions relatively safe for (consumers at least) are not sufficient to guarantee the safety of online voting.

The first major distinction is that we can at least eventually detect E-Commerce errors and fraud, but we may never even know about online election fraud.