If our financial industry regarded security the way the health-care sector does, I would stuff my cash in a mattress under my bed.
People's computers are not getting more secure. They're getting more infected with viruses. They're getting more under the control of malware.
The basic idea behind a paper trail is that you take one of these electronic systems and you augment it with a printer that prints out people's vote as they vote.
My position hasn't changed over the years. Which is that online voting is a very unsafe idea and a very bad idea and something I think no technological breakthrough I can foresee can ever change.
I think that, you know, looking at all the systems that I've been studying over the last several years, that paper ballots with a precinct optical scan counters and random audits is the best system that we can have.