<XML><RECORDS><RECORD><REFERENCE_TYPE>3</REFERENCE_TYPE><REFNUM>8688</REFNUM><AUTHORS><AUTHOR>Cockshott,W.P.</AUTHOR><AUTHOR>Renaud,K.</AUTHOR></AUTHORS><YEAR>2007</YEAR><TITLE>Electronic Plebiscites</TITLE><PLACE_PUBLISHED>METTEG07 1st International Conference on Methodologies, Technologies and Tools enabling e-Government Camerino (Italy), 27-28 September 2007</PLACE_PUBLISHED><PUBLISHER>N/A</PUBLISHER><LABEL>Cockshott:2007:8688</LABEL><KEYWORDS><KEYWORD>e-voting</KEYWORD></KEYWORDS<ABSTRACT>We suggest a technology and set of procedures by which a major democratic de?cit of modern society can be addressed. The mechanism, whilst it makes limited use of cryptographic techniques in the background, is based around objects and procedures with which voters are currently familiar. We believe that systems like this hold considerable potential for the extension of democratic participation and control.</ABSTRACT></RECORD></RECORDS></XML>