Re: Today = Jam Echelon Day

Eugene Leitl (
Tue, 2 Nov 1999 16:07:49 -0800 (PST) writes:

> For Your Eyes Only

It is comparatively easy to train a (second-stage) patternmatcher to
reject canned stuff from automatic content producers. Filtering spook
output (World Trade Center supercomputer radar Janet Reno Project
Monarch Noriega PLO Peking plutonium SCUD missile Kibo Craig
Livingstone class struggle Soviet strategic -- notice how stale the
database is and how stereotyped the content (enumeration)?) is for
instance completely trivial.

Moreover, you don't *know* what patterns they've currently got loaded
in those ASIC banks. Now, if there was an (anonymous) leak from the
Echelon admins, one could refresh the noise generators so that we'd
score more hits.

I think we need more human content contributors to foil the spooks.
Of course then you'll name will land in the "Volksfeinde" database,
and every mail from then on will land in some archive somewhere, to be
retroanalysed if the need arises. Storage is really cheap these days.