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[liberationtech] The Paradox in Privacy Paradox

F LM flucom.02 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 4 04:49:12 PST 2017


Could you elaborate on how is the Internet (in its current state) unconstitutional?

FL

> On 04-03-2017, at 07:42, carlo von lynX <lynX at time.to.get.psyced.org> wrote:
> 
> Shelley, excellent! You're a more patient hacker than I, you
> noticed that the redirect prefix can be removed. Maybe the
> fact that these mp3 links are downloadable is unintentional.
> If the redirector's job is to provide cloud-based content
> delivery, then these mp3s should only be accessible by the
> redirector servers. Proficient people like us keep finding
> these bugs in the matrix, but the bugs will get fixed over
> time, and it will get harder to bypass the tracking devices.
> 
> It is not a solution that proficient individuals like us can
> sometimes figure out ways to bypass the whole architecture of
> surveillance. I believe the web is currently anti-constitutional -
> it is structured to make the populace predictable. This undermines
> democracy. We're losing democracy by the minute - and we're doing 
> so unconsciously, because thousands of webmasters think their use 
> of Google Analytics isn't making that much of a difference. Even
> people working at Google do not see how this all adds up.
> 
> There's no big conspiracy against mankind, there is just eight people
> who randomly ended up owning half the world - the greatest condition 
> of injustice in history. We let technology do this, with a thousand 
> little gestures like letting ourselves be tracked as we listen to
> political radio.
> 
> https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2017/jan/16/worlds-eight-richest-people-have-same-wealth-as-poorest-50
> 
> Bill Gates, Carlos Slim Helú, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Larry
> Ellison - they all made their wealth in the digital age. Add to
> that Warren Buffett who earns by managing other billionaire's
> money, then Amancio Ortega and Michael Bloomberg who may appear
> less digital - but I am sure somewhere in the details technology
> has its role in them becoming the richest beings on Earth in only
> a few decades.
> 
> According to "The Super-Rich And Us", the 1970s were the most equal
> period in human history. We managed to get from the best conditions
> of life on Earth to the worst in only four decades. And you think
> tracking has little to do with all of this? Think harder. Will you
> remember my words when you realize what's happening?
> 
> Jaromil, your tinfoil tool looks quite useful! It is in part
> replicating what Torbrowser does, but for those who insist on not
> using Torbrowser, tinfoil may be a step in the right direction.
> The problem is, it doesn't really matter much, if some individuals
> opt out of the surveillance game. When the population becomes 
> predictable, democracy is lost. Without democracy, how is humanity
> supposed to tackle its epic challenges?
> 
> 
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