After discussion on the mailing list, the EVM2003 project agreed that source files should be licensed under a modified GPL. We have sought FSF guidance and approval for our license, the EVMPL (v.1).
The EVMPL is identical to the GPL, with the exception of the following additional clause:
Copies of all or any part of this code may be used freely in non-voting
applications. Copies of all or part of this code may not be used in voting
applications unless the entire revision history relevant to the code in
question is retained and additions are made to reflect any and all
revisions to that part of the code that is copied.... read more
Silicon Valley Computer Scientists Team Up To Demonstrate Free Voting Machine
Friday, August 8, 2003
Scientists and engineers from the Silicon Valley have started a project aimed at developing a PC based voting machine they claim will be easier to use, more tamper-resistant, and cheaper than commercially available voting machines.
The target for completion of the demonstration project is mid-October. If successful and fully funded, certified ready-to-use software could be available in about a year.... read more