Issue #16: Vague contact information for Open Voting Foundation associated project
chealer at gmail.com
Sat Jul 10 14:32:13 UTC 2021
Le 2021-06-02 à 07:25, Martin Michlmayr a écrit :
> * Philippe Cloutier <chealer at gmail.com> [2021-03-25 20:49]:
>> https://www.spi-inc.org/projects/open-voting-foundation/ gives
>> little clue about ways to reach the Open Voting Foundation. Thanks
>> to the uncommon last name, I am guessing the project's liaison is
>> the following Alan Dechert, which claims to work at Open Source
>> Voting Group and at Open Voting Consortium:
> Yes, I can confirm that this is SPI's contact for Open Voting Foundation.
> The email is firstname at openvotingconsortium.org
> I asked Alan in 2018 whether Open Voting Foundation on the SPI web
> site should be renamed to Open Voting Consortium and he indicated it
> shouldn't change for now; maybe this should be revisited now. As
> you point out, there's no web site for Open Voting Foundation.
Many thanks once again Dr Michlmayr,
I requested my LinkedIn account to be connected with Alan Dechert's on
2021-06-03, with the following explanatory note:
> Greetings M. Dechert,
> I am curious about the Open Voting Foundation, which I understand has
> yourself as its SPI liaison. Would you be able to provide an email
> address which can be shared with SPI members to contact either the
> Open Voting Foundation or you individually?
I unfortunately still haven't heard back and my request remains pending
a month later.
The Open Voting Foundation has a very earlywebsite: https://openvotingconsortium.org/about/
That website hasn't progressed in the last month.
SPI's latest annual report contains the following, which is the latest
published update from the Open Voting Foundation:
> 5.3.15 Open Voting
> We are working on ensuring support for open source voting in the
> California state budget, to be finalizedin the coming months. We’re
> not waiting for this, but leap-frogging to our international campaign
> for opensource voting.
> Submitted by Alan Dechert
If SPI wishes to remain associated with the Open Voting Foundation and
cannot provide any contact information, I recommend its page about the
Open Voting Foundation be somehow modified to reflect the foundation's
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