Vote by mobile

Vote by Mobile

Estnia um pas bastante agressivo em termos de adoo de tecnoloigas mveis e rede sem fio (quase 100% do territrio). Em 2011 ele ser o primeiro pas a adotar voto para o parlamento por telefones celulares. J houve experiencias em outros pases, como a Suia, mas no nessas dimenses. A questo que sempre aparece da segurana, da certeza sobre quem vota e do esvaziamento da experincia de ir as ruas para votar. Mas, garantem os Estonianos, esses problemas no impediro a adoo do sistema.

Vejam trechos da matria Estonia to vote by mobile phone in 2011 (AP) do Yahoo! Tech.

“(…) Lawmakers approved a measure Thursday allowing citizens to vote by mobile phone in the next parliamentary elections in 2011. Estonians were allowed to cast Internet ballots in last year’s parliamentary vote.

The mobile-voting system, which has already been tested, requires that voters obtain free, authorized chips for their phones, said Raul Kaidro, spokesman of the SK Certification Center, which issues personal ID cards in Estonia.

The chip will verify the voter’s identity and authorize participation in the electronic voting system, he said.

(…) Kaidro said he expects the 2011 vote to be the first of its kind, though he said neighboring Finland and Sweden possess the software and technical capabilities to conduct a similar “cellular election. (…)”