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Uh-oh!

07 Mar

Not good news at all.

 
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Is Snowden a Russian spy?

03 Jul

Yes, of course. Now he revealed a lot of scaly stuff that was going on with the NSA, but I don’t know that there has ever been much of a question about whether he is a treasonous wretch. Now there is none.

 

It’s important

30 Dec

to realize that if you use Windoze, the gummint is getting all your data. Microsoft is a tool. I use only Apple, and I advise you to, as well , though unless you take precautions that can also easily be hacked by NSA. If Apple is smart, they a) don’t follow this stupid example and b) make it a HUGE selling point.

The iPhone seems better.

 

Please! I’m laughing

10 Jul

too hard to breathe! Smart money is on encryption, and if a US company can’t do it, a foreign one will.

 
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Don’t kid yourself,

12 Jan

if Obama thinks you are an enemy, he will spy on you. Yes, it is a breathtakingly brazen abuse of power.

 
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VPN’s are great.

01 Jan

They are very secure. That’s exactly what the NSA hates, and they are working to make it so you can’t hide with a VPN.

Now I really don’t care WHO knows my browsing history, for the most part. But there is a more important issue: if the gov’t can break your VPN encryption, could folks with malignant motives? I may have nothing to hide in terms of misdeeds, but it’s not like I want to be defrauded, either. And more and more we have sensitive information on our computers and phones.

Security is NOT just for the guilty. I at times hear people say that, but it is just not true.

See, I think security will be a HUGE selling point. Already Apple is going that direction. Others have, too. That is a trend that will only increase.

And I think biometric security is the way things will go. Credit cards are not really secure, but your fingerprint is. Or Iris scan. And make these things have to have blood circulation, so it does no good cutting someone’s finger off or jabbing out their eye like in the movies.

 

The feds want

21 Nov

into your phone. Really bad.

Security has become a big selling point. From “net neutrality” to phones, there is a fight against intrusiveness. Good.

 

Wow. Just wow.

30 Oct

So it appears that that the government placed incriminating evidence on a private citizen’s computer so they could later charge her with things. Wow.

We need to understand that this throws all convictions into question. If I have child porn on my computer, did I put it there or was it put there by a malicious government? How about a drug deal? Suddenly, I don’t know. We now see the need for a strong encryption for everyone. It is not that you have something to hide, it is that you don’t trust the government and realize that they can plant evidence if they don’t like you. Welcome to the Brave New World.

I have a feeling that security, not mere convenience, is the next big selling point. We are already starting to see that, but this is just the beginning.

There is a little that I hate more than child pornography. I have been involved in several prosecutions. And this unlocks the perpetrators’ cell doors. I don’t like that. When there is no privacy, there is no law.

 

Security of data

02 Mar

has rapidly become a huge issue. Yeah, an unintended consequence of the sort that so often bedevils the left. Obama may have killed the golden goose. Short-sighted moron! Apple has to be crapping their pants about now. They just got found in bed with a dead boy. 

And you just can’t un-ring that bell.

My prediction: Security apps become all the rage. Yeah.

 
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Now we’re starting

30 Sep

to see some fallout from the NSA spying scandal. Good.