[cryptome] Re: what-does-gchq-know-about-our-devices-that-we-dont

  • From: Shaun O'Connor <capricorn8159@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: cryptome@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 05 Jul 2014 02:55:23 +0100

Just don't sit on a tor exit node!!
On 05/07/2014 02:30, doug wrote:
> Dear Colleagues,
> May I conclude then, from the information you have posted on this list
> so far; that the world's security services, are at various stages in
> collecting, collating and assimilating all data which is transmitted
> electronically, whether it be by mobile phone, landline, satellite or
> cable.   Not only is it being collected, but it is being stored and
> analysed and, most importantly, sifted and sorted, and that individual
> profiles of every individual who uses such devices is being set up and
> information, private, or public, secure or open, is being added to
> their databases, and that where alliances and agreements exist, this
> personal knowledge about individuals is being shared, and where there
> are no agreements, those countries or nation states which have the
> capabilities are also helping themselves to such information. And,
> that as time goes by, this profiling will increase so that a record of
> all and every activity of a private individual will be held on a
> database somewhere in the world and be accessible to those who have
> been given access by the appropriate nation state...
> If so, it sort of backs up what John Young has been saying about the
> internet being one big spying organisation.  That, in actual fact, is
> the easy bit.  The problem for you...and for me...and for most of the
> population in the world, who as yet don't know about such stuff and if
> they do, don't seem to be bothered about it, is what should be done
> about it...
> Any ideas would be most welcome.
> For instance, is there any point in me changing my present strategy
> regarding security?  Because if I do, then all it means is that I will
> suffer increased surveillance and even become a target because
> someone, somewhere considers that I am an extremist, because I wish to
> exercise my right to privacy, security of my data and be able to
> conduct my every day affairs without interference from those who
> exercise such power.
> Dougie.
> On 05/07/14 02:13, In Harms Way wrote:
>> https://www.privacyinternational.org/blog/what-does-gchq-know-about-our-devices-that-we-dont


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