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. IHW 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.