> If we have to keep a record somehow and there's no way to guarantee > total anonymity then I think we should discuss who has access to this > data and make sure that there are safeguards in place to keep it as > anonymous as possible. > > If, as Ron mentioned -- we need to use that data then, if possible, that > should be stated beforehand and before the vote finalizes. Then whoever > has access to the data can go and fetch it. it'll be fine. very few will have access to the raw db. fewer would even bother poking around to find out who voted on what.