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[liberationtech] archives public

Greg Norcie greg at norcie.com
Thu Aug 9 01:24:47 PDT 2012


The list page doesn't misinform.

If you seriously don't understand how list messages could go public
prior to my message, I hope you aren't dealing with information that
could get someone killed, because you're woefully ill equipped.

Use your critical thinking skills.
--
Greg Norcie (greg at norcie.com)
GPG key: 0x1B873635


On 8/9/12 1:22 AM, Anne Roth wrote:
> I assume that most everyone on this list shares your realism but still I
> think the list info page shouldn't misinform people regarding that?
> 
> Besides which I, and probably many others, have made the experience that
> there's generally a difference between what could happen and what
> actually will which leads to me thinking that it's worth guarding as
> much of my privacy as possible.
> 
> Knowing that this is generally not bullet-proof, but knowing also that
> sometimes 'the other side' has to make choices how to spend their time
> and energy. Which makes it worth putting up as many fences as possible.
> 
> Anne
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Am 09.08.12 09:44, schrieb Greg Norcie:
>> Any list is effectively public.
>>
>> I'd bet hard cash that any list like LibTech has at least one person
>> siphoning off posts to some database.
>>
>> As Benjamin Franklin said "Three can keep a secret - if two of them are
>> dead"
>>
>>
>> It's a sad state, but it is good opsec to assume anything sent to a
>> large group like LibTech is effectively public.
>>
>> Not making a value judgement - I am no fan of the "transparent society".
>> But I'm also a realist.
>> --
>> Greg Norcie (greg at norcie.com)
>> GPG key: 0x1B873635
>>
>>
>> On 8/9/12 12:39 AM, Anne Roth wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I just saw through this tweet
>>> https://twitter.com/csoghoian/statuses/233445976365465603 that the list
>>> archives are public (see
>>> http://www.mail-archive.com/liberationtech@lists.stanford.edu/info.html)
>>> - is everyone aware of that?
>>>
>>> Until now I thought that they're available to list members only, as
>>> stated here https://mailman.stanford.edu/mailman/listinfo/liberationtech
>>>
>>> I tend to prefer non-public but can see why public makes sense as well.
>>> In any case that should be clearly mentioned on the info page, don't you
>>> think?
>>>
>>> Anne
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
> 
> 




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