At the time of this writing, there were 30 responses to JR’s posts. Here’s how I would categories the reponses(directly to the posts):
Doom and Gloom (and Proof there of):13
We should do something:3
Warning to GOV:3
Solutions or Counter Measures: 0
And this is why, in part we’re losing. We throw up our hands and say there’s nothing we can do about it. The closest I saw to something in the right direction was:
“...If the FBI can violate the Constitution, so can we. NSA and FBI better stop this crap before we get tired of putting up with it and put a stop to it HARD...”
Fact is, we should. We all know what the 4th Amendment says, and that regine in DC has decided to ignore it and has in fact rubber-stamped violating it. All it takes is someone in power whenever they decide to use whatever against us. So it is time for us tech folks to start developing alternative means of communication for if/when the need arises. I am in the software/internet business, so it wouldn’t much of the audience to get too technical, but safe to say we’re gonna have to come up with something that doesn’t use the standard IP protocals that were agreed upon by browser developers and network providers years ago. Not only that, we will probably need more independent nodes/relay points out there to transmitt information over the new network.
There’s a lot more we can and should be doing. Some include means of communications that may be more organizational that electronic. The point is, we should be doing these things NOW. I for one, don’t want my children stuck in some Warsaw (or Detroit) ghetto hearing the troops outside wonder why their parents didn’t do anything.
The old mantra is ‘If you want peace, prepare for war’. Here’s the new one: “We’re are war, and there wont be any peace until we start fighting back.
We have to stop the whining, and crying. We know what’s going on. It’s time people.
jimjohn - OUT (drops the mic)
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