A mini rant on what “the President” actually means, since so many people seem to have forgotten.
I’m not angry; I’m just very, very disappointed.
I kind of hoped that this NSA/PRISM/wholesale government surveillance business would re-energize people into actually getting back into using encryption – but sadly it doesn’t seem that way. Content encryption – as opposed to just endpoint encryption, like SSL – is important, and especially so in light of this kind of wholesale government surveillance.
I’ve talked before about why corporations are evil (or rather, why they tend to behave that way). But there’s something else I want to talk about which is related to that – and that’s corporate participation in politics. Let’s back up a bit first though and go over what exactly is a corporation? A corporation…… Continue reading Why Corporate Participation in Politics is Bad, Bad, Bad
It’s been 10 years since 9/11 – but have we really made any progress, and is there any hope that we ever will?