[Linux-aus] Grant request: Contribution to Senate voting source code FOI request review.
chrisjrn at gmail.com
Fri Jul 4 10:49:41 EST 2014
An update on this:
The AEC are applying to have Michael's FOI request declared vexatious.
This is effectively the Freedom of Information Act's mechanism to shut
See https://twitter.com/mjec/status/484849436653518848 for a link to
the scanned PDF of the letter .
I'm quite disappointed by the Electoral Commission's lack of
transparency, even more so now that they are blocking attempts to
increase this transparency. I encourage you to pledge to the campaign
if you think source code transparency in democracy is important --
more support is needed. http://www.pozible.com/project/183015/96681
 An attempt was made by another RightToKnow.org.au user to gain
access to the AEC's submission in a machine-readable format. The
application by the AEC I refer to above actually suggests that people
are colluding to harass the AEC by using a public web site, which is a
On 23 June 2014 15:17, Chris Neugebauer <chrisjrn at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 23 June 2014 11:56, Chris Neugebauer <chrisjrn at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The appeal requires a lodgement fee of some $850. Michael is in the
>> process of crowd funding this request .
> Please note that whilst the crowdfunding campaign has been funded
> already, there are stretch goals relating to the application,
> including the hiring of legal aid in relation to any hearings of this
> That is to say that even though this has been successfully funded,
> there is still value in the grant.
> --Christopher Neugebauer
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