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Offline Miestră Schivă, UrN

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Re: [Chancery] Preparing for the 56th Cosa General Election
« Reply #90 on: May 31, 2021, 02:07:49 AM »
I am informed by citizen B. Higgs of Fiova, who is an IT professional, that there is a problem with SSL injection (or something like that?) with the automated Chancery emails, which gets them trashed by Gmail accounts in particular. I see that a majority of those who haven't voted yet have Gmail accounts. It may well be that Gmail spam detection has been "souped up" since the last election; if so, this means that bugs in the National Database (of great venerability) have gotten to the point where they are actively sabotaging Talossan democracy.

If I am part of the next Government, bringing the database into "present time" technically speaking, and integrating it with the National Webspace, will be a matter of very great importance.

(Of course, I have an alternative theory on turnout, and that is that the proliferation of barely-distinguishable centrist parties is just confusing less-active voters. Certainly the most clearly ideologically defined parties, the Free Dems and Balançéu, don't seem to be having turnout problems.)
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Re: [Chancery] Preparing for the 56th Cosa General Election
« Reply #91 on: May 31, 2021, 05:48:54 AM »
I have sent reminders from the Chancery’s regular email as well to remind voters of the election and to tell them to check spam if they didn’t receive a ballot. I’m doing my level best despite the technical issues to get voters the information they need.
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Re: [Chancery] Preparing for the 56th Cosa General Election
« Reply #92 on: May 31, 2021, 06:57:29 AM »
I am informed by citizen B. Higgs of Fiova, who is an IT professional, that there is a problem with SSL injection (or something like that?) with the automated Chancery emails, which gets them trashed by Gmail accounts in particular. I see that a majority of those who haven't voted yet have Gmail accounts. It may well be that Gmail spam detection has been "souped up" since the last election;

Could I get more information? If I do, I might be able to fix it quickly.
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Re: [Chancery] Preparing for the 56th Cosa General Election
« Reply #93 on: May 31, 2021, 06:58:04 AM »
And for the record, my wife, daugther and I all have gmail accounts and we got our ballots fine.
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Re: [Chancery] Preparing for the 56th Cosa General Election
« Reply #94 on: May 31, 2021, 07:59:07 AM »
Mine went to spam, just like last time.

I think that It is possible that voters are simply too confused to vote and choose an option, although that strikes me as an optimistic assessment that also has the benefit of completely excusing the incumbent Government from any responsibility. But on the other hand, it might be true! There are two joke parties and not a lot of information about most of them. It seems more likely that people have just become less interested in the country for any number of possible reasons, though.
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Re: [Chancery] Preparing for the 56th Cosa General Election
« Reply #95 on: May 31, 2021, 03:41:27 PM »
I am informed by citizen B. Higgs of Fiova, who is an IT professional, that there is a problem with SSL injection (or something like that?) with the automated Chancery emails, which gets them trashed by Gmail accounts in particular. I see that a majority of those who haven't voted yet have Gmail accounts. It may well be that Gmail spam detection has been "souped up" since the last election;

Could I get more information? If I do, I might be able to fix it quickly.

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Re: [Chancery] Preparing for the 56th Cosa General Election
« Reply #96 on: June 18, 2021, 08:35:42 AM »
NPW has now paid their fee.
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