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Re: Surveillance, Security, Privacy, Politics

Surveillance, Security, Privacy, Politics. Ian Bicking: a blog (2010-08-18):

I hang around people who talk about security and privacy and activists quite a bit. When talking security beyond the typical attackers — people committing identity theft, simple vandals, spammers, etc. — there's the topic of government surveillance and legal attacks, and privacy as a way to defend political activists…

I’m running a fever right now and suffering from the physical effects of several vaccines combined with a too-large dose of direct sunlight earlier today. But I wanted to link this while I have the chance. I hope to have something more to say about it once I’ve recovered a bit; in the meantime, though, just read the whole thing.

Monday Lazy Linking

  • Try G-G the book. garfield minus garfield (2010-08-13). Try G-G the book. (Linked Saturday 2010-08-14.)

  • D.P.H. ongoing by Tim Bray (2010-07-21). I owe a whole lot to Perl. So does the practice of computing in general, and the construction of the Web in particular. Perl's situation is not terribly happy; I wouldn't go so far as to say "desperate", but certainly these are not its glory days. Herewith some thoughts on… (Linked Saturday 2010-08-14.)

  • When soothing lies go wrong. John Markley, The Superfluous Man (2010-08-07). Radley Balko has been writing quite a bit lately about incidents of people being harassed, arrested, or having their property confiscated by law enforcement for recording video or audio of their encounters with police in public places, frequently involving police who cite completely imaginary state laws against the practice. From… (Linked Sunday 2010-08-15.)

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