[Wikimedia-l] PRISM

Fred Bauder fredbaud at fairpoint.net
Tue Jun 11 12:04:46 UTC 2013

> Le 2013-06-10 12:21, Fred Bauder a écrit :
>> Correct. If Osama Bin Laden had been editing Wikipedia, before his
>> death
>> of course, through some account in Pakistan, it would have been
>> rather
>> reasonable to respond favorable to a request for information.
> Be careful, the underlying assumption of such a claim is that it's fine
> to create information tools and canals as long as it may have legitimate
> uses, regardless of potential illegitimate uses, without evaluating if
> the means are proportionate to the goal and if they may have
> disproportionate consequences on other issues, such as privacy.
> --
> Association Culture-Libre
> http://www.culture-libre.org/

Use of extensive and indefinitely preserved archives, as in $2 billion
buildings is inherently unpredictable. This the the turnkey tyranny
theory Snowden warns of.


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