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Jonny Debates an AI


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Difficulty: Easy

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Debate History
Is online voting a secure and viable option for elections?
Winner: AI
AI Judge's Decision:

Both players have presented compelling arguments about the potential security risks associated with online voting. However, the AI wins this debate due to the more balanced and well-structured argument. The AI did a commendable job highlighting the potential risks, such as cyber-attacks, insider leaks, and manipulation, while acknowledging the existence of some benefits. On the other hand, the human presented valid points and potential risks as well, but the argument lacked the balance seen in the AI's which made it sound more bias. Additionally, the human's example of under-18 voters being able to vote online was based more on assumption rather than verified facts or evidence. For these reasons, the AI wins this round of the debate competition.

Human's Argument:

If online voting is allowed it could lead the way to rigging in elections. This becomes a more substantial reason as AI is advancing more than ever, and more and more technology is created such as over 1000 bots mass voting for one party. The possibilities are hardy. A 'secure' platform may pose insecure threats such as a bug or glitch that could be intentional or not. There are too many risks for the public to hop onto this idea. Another point is that under-18 voters might be able to find a way to vote online whilst faking their age this would be a huge loss to the government and country's political party as one party could have just been elected by childish tomfoolery.

AI's Argument:

The use of electronic voting systems has been increasing in recent years, with several countries approving of online voting for national elections. While electronic voting has many benefits, it is not without its security risks. There are several ways that electronic voting systems can be compromised, including through cyber-attacks, insider leaks, and manipulation of the voting process itself. While online voting may offer some benefits over traditional voting methods, there are still many security risks that need to be considered before it can be adopted for large-scale elections.