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[liberationtech] Opt out of Prism

Andrea St andst7 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 12 11:13:12 PDT 2013


Dear friends

about John Adams, i just copied the title of the website. No more, no less.

2013/6/12 Guido Witmond <guido at witmond.nl>

> On 12-06-13 19:21, John Adams wrote:
>
>> I like that you're promoting free and open tools, but your title is
>> misleading.
>>
>> You offer people false hope here. By listing the tools and not listing
>> what level of security they offer, people will assume they can just
>> switch and be protected. This is one of the reasons why the EFF does not
>> recommend tools. The issues associated with each tool are myriad and vast.
>>
>> What's sad is that the media picked up on this, amplifying the false
>> hope you offer. A+ for effort, though.
>>
>>
>>
> Although I can agree that many of these tools do not offer (significant)
> protection against unwanted data gathering. It's good that such a list
> comes to the attention of the people who are worried about their privacy.
>
> Even with false hope, a society without hope is doomed...
>
> I hope some people will take time to switch to some tools and spread that
> knowledge further.
>
>
> Guido.
>
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