[FoRK] Fear of Repression Spurs Scholars and Activists to Build Alternate Internets

Gregory Alan Bolcer greg at bolcer.org
Wed Sep 21 06:27:33 PDT 2011


Security through obscurity by localization is a losing proposition.
Wireless networks give away signals that are trackable.
Email is owned by the employer.
There are a million "better privacy than facebook" projects out there 
that will never get finished.

Greg


On 9/21/2011 4:39 AM, Eugen Leitl wrote:
>
> http://chronicle.com/article/College-20-Fear-of/129049/
>
> The Chronicle of Higher Education
>
> Wednesday, September 21, 2011
>
> September 18, 2011
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> Fear of Repression Spurs Scholars and Activists to Build Alternate Internets
>
> College 2.0: Fear of Repression Spurs Scholars and Activists to Build
> Alternate Internets 1
>
> Yana Paskova for The Chronicle
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> Eben Moglen, a law professor at Columbia U., is developing the Freedom Box, a
> personal server that makes data harder to intercept. "The Net we have is
> increasingly monitored, measured, and surveilled everywhere by everybody all
> the time," he says. "Our Net has been turned against us."
>

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