[cryptome] Re: Surveillance Free Day Part 1

  • From: In Harms Way <11414150173@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: cryptome@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2013 16:59:47 +0300

Gary, you maybe want to change your name to Gary Borg Wallin.

We have nothing to hide - but we have something to PROTECT!

Let's pull the plug on them.


Gary Wallin wrote, On 29/07/2013 15:49:
> On 7/29/2013 6:28 AM, John Young wrote:
>> http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2013/07/surveillance-free-day-part-i.html
> An entertaining take on the preposterous idea of going surveillance-free.
>  I like the salient commentary: "Both Jon and Gary pointed out one of
> the central paradoxes of my day -- that, by downloading Tor and
> HideMyAss, by paying for software in Bitcoin, wrapping my phones in
> foil, and by turning my head into a giant glowing orb, I'm effectively
> asking to be put on a terrorist watch list. It's the digital
> equivalent of hanging a big "I'M SKETCHY" sign around my neck."
> As we learned from the Borg in Star Trek -  Resistance is Futile!
> Surveillance is part of our nature now and we must learn to live with
> it. Better that it be used to freshen the air and inform the public
> than become a tool of those that would oppress.
> -- 
> All my email is subject to viewing by the Panopticon :: 
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panopticon ::
> Except in the imaginations of the netizens there is no real secrecy or 
> privacy on the Internets. The powers that be have been elevated to lofty 
> positions of near omnipresence. Enjoy, adapt, and survive.

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