Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Government

Submission + - Validating voters in open source governance

An anonymous reader writes: As we (very gradually) move away from feudal, leader-based forms of governance to collaborative and open source governance, some interesting new issues arise. The biggest is usually user authentication: how can we avoid sock-puppets and spammers from overtaking the voting process? Enter the concept of the streetwiki, an ingenious system for having humans validate their physical neighbors. Bleeding-edge social organization meets ancient validation protocol.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Validating voters in open source governance

Comments Filter:

Is it possible that software is not like anything else, that it is meant to be discarded: that the whole point is to always see it as a soap bubble?

Working...