[hcs-d] Government wiretapping

Joe Zimmerman joe at hcs.harvard.edu
Mon Sep 27 17:30:21 EDT 2010


Not to mention the entirety of Nineteen Eighty-Four.

-Joe

On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 1:46 PM, Siddarth Chandrasekaran <
chandrasekaran.siddarth at gmail.com> wrote:

> Frighteningly relevant:
>
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DRAD-j8ObI
> "There are of course those who do not want us to speak. I suspect even
> now, orders are being shouted into telephones, and men with guns will
> soon be on their way. Why? Because while the truncheon may be used in
> lieu of conversation, words will always retain their power. Words
> offer the means to meaning, and for those who will listen, the
> enunciation of truth. And the truth is, there is something terribly
> wrong with this country, isn't there? Cruelty and injustice,
> intolerance and oppression. And where once you had the freedom to
> object, to think and speak as you saw fit, you now have censors and
> systems of surveillance coercing your conformity and soliciting your
> submission. How did this happen? Who's to blame?"
>
> Siddarth
>
>
>
> On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 4:39 PM, Jim Danz <danz at fas.harvard.edu> wrote:
> > What?  That's never happened to me on NYT and I'm definitely not a
> member.
> >
> > On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 4:35 PM, Carl Jackson <carl at avtok.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> http://imgur.com/tyiT0
> >>
> >> In other news, this is really really unfortunate. I'll probably say more
> >> angry words when I figure out how to read the article :P
> >>
> >> Carl
> >>
> >> On Sep 27, 2010, at 4:30 PM, Greg Brockman wrote:
> >>
> >> > Looks like the government is considering mandating communication
> >> > service providers to put backdoors in their softwares' crypto:
> >> > http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/27/us/27wiretap.html?_r=1
> >> >
> >> > Any thoughts?
> >> >
> >> > Best,
> >> >
> >> > Greg
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