Linked by David Adams on Fri 11th Dec 2009 01:25 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption I was reminded of Sun Microsystems' Scott McNealy's infamous sound byte (used as the title of this article) when I read about Google CEO Eric Schmidt's foot-in-mouth moment during a recent CNBC interview (YouTube Link). Here's what Schmidt said: "I think judgment matters. If you have something that you don't want anyone to know, maybe you shouldn't be doing it in the first place. If you really need that kind of privacy, the reality is that search engines -- including Google -- do retain this information for some time and it's important, for example, that we are all subject in the United States to the Patriot Act and it is possible that all that information could be made available to the authorities."
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RE: Paranoid and proud!
by gpierce on Fri 11th Dec 2009 22:25 UTC in reply to "Paranoid and proud!"
gpierce
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I have tried to use TOR/PRIVOXY many times, and while it does work web pages load very, very slowly, negating some of the benefits of a high speed connection. Overall, TOR has been a disappointment.

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