[cryptome] Re: S.A.G.A. Paperless Drives & Other Ruminations

  • From: Shaun O'Connor <capricorn8159@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: cryptome@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:54:23 +0100

puts a new spin on the dead letter drop dissent it?;-)
On 14/07/2014 11:41, doug wrote:
> *http://tinyurl.com/oehz6ha*
> I am surprised no one picked up on this one either...All you guys who
> want to keep your stuff private and secure as you travel round the
> world liberating the masses, and protecting the privacy and security
> of our individual U.S., citizens and the rest of us who have no
> rights...according to US law...what better way than a paperless usb
> flash drive...Is it undetectable in the airport scanner I
> wonder...could it be made into a copy of the New York Times and
> plugged into your earhole via a paper clip so that you can read it
> whilst in the jail cell awaiting discovery that you are not, after
> all, an international spy or usb terrorist?  The mind boggles...We
> will be  having paper bombs next...all this new technology and
> chemicals wot is being invented...
> Had a lovely weekend, walking in the mountains with the missus and
> family...well...hills, in Cheshire...Don't know about clearing out the
> calcified brain cells, but it sure did nearly give me a heart attack. 
> Climbing hills at my age.  Still, there were a lot of us up
> there...oldies I mean...not a lot of geeks, though...I think geeks die
> young, not enough exercise...Still, security is a young mans game
> though...eh!  That's why we got Snowden...that sort of thing rarely
> happened in my day...People used to keep secrets then.
>  Hope you all enjoyed your weekend too.   Looking forward to the U.K.
> government passing the new data laws...Does this mean that I can get
> back ups from the ISP when my computer crashes, I wonder...and there
> is a court case going on too here in the UK. between the Civil
> Liberties and the GCHQ over "imaginary" or as GCHQ prefer to call it
> "hypothetical" data collection software being used at fibre optic
> cable entry and exit points...Tempora or summat...
> I shall be unobtainable for a while...the old world of vegetable, or
> is it vegetating patches and allotments, is beckoning and we have no
> wi-fi, television, radio or computers...apart from watching boring ole
> films on dvd.  My annual need to recharge the batteries.
> Have a gay day...
> Dougie.


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