[SGVLUG] SOPA/Protect IP bill moving forward to gut DNS security
jek at ininx.com
Wed Nov 16 23:50:03 PST 2011
> fyi - perhaps now is a good time to contact your congressperson...
... or apply technology to defend against them:
What is FreedomBox?
* Email and telecommunications that protects privacy and resists
* A publishing platform that resists oppression and censorship.
* An organizing tool for democratic activists in hostile regimes.
* An emergency communication network in times of crisis.
FreedomBox will put in people's own hands and under their own control
encrypted voice and text communication, anonymous publishing, social
networking, media sharing, and (micro)blogging.
Much of the software already exists: onion routing, encryption,
virtual private networks, etc. There are tiny, low-watt computers
known as "plug servers" to run this software. The hard parts is
integrating that technology, distributing it, and making it easy to
use without expertise. The harder part is to decentralize it so
users have no need to rely on and trust centralized infrastructure.
That's what FreedomBox is: we integrate privacy protection on a cheap
plug server so everybody can have privacy. Data stays in your home
and can't be mined by governments, billionaires, thugs or even
With FreedomBoxes in their homes, anybody, regardless of technical
skill, can easily enjoy secure, private, even anonymous
OpenPGP key: http://ininx.com
John E. Kreznar jek at ininx.com 9F1148454619A5F08550 705961A47CC541AFEF13
Politics is not the answer
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