Free Software Magazine: Can FOSS Save Your Privacy?
Jan 11, 2007, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jabari Zakiya)
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"Well, the Bush regime has already claimed 'we don't need no
steenkin warrant' to listen to your phone calls, see what websites
you visit, scan your emails, and now, with the revelation of a new
'signing statement,' it's even claiming the authority to read your
physical mail. When the government becomes the biggest threat to
your privacy, you better take advantage of the legion of privacy
advocates creating FOSS to help you retain what little bit of
privacy you can still have.
"Yes, our privacy is under assault by the Bush executive branch:
tapping calls in violation of the FISA (Foreign Intelligence
Security Act) statutes; going on fishing expeditions into the
search traffic of Google, Yahoo, et al..."