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[ NNSquad ] Do you like online privacy? FBI/DOJ think you may be a terrorist if you say yes!

Do you like online privacy? FBI/DOJ think you may be a terrorist if you say yes!

http://j.mp/ABtmo9  (public intelligence)

   "A flyer designed by the FBI and the Department of Justice to promote
    suspicious activity reporting in internet cafes lists basic tools used
    for online privacy as potential signs of terrorist activity.  The
    document, part of a program called "Communities Against Terrorism",
    lists the use of "anonymizers, portals, or other means to shield IP
    address" as a sign that a person could be engaged in or supporting
    terrorist activity.  The use of encryption is also listed as a
    suspicious activity along with steganography, the practice of using
    "software to hide encrypted data in digital photos" or other media.
    In fact, the flyer recommends that anyone "overly concerned about
    privacy" or attempting to "shield the screen from view of others"
    should be considered suspicious and potentially engaged in terrorist

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Lauren Weinstein (lauren@vortex.com): http://www.vortex.com/lauren 
Co-Founder: People For Internet Responsibility: http://www.pfir.org 
 - Network Neutrality Squad: http://www.nnsquad.org 
 - Global Coalition for Transparent Internet Performance: http://www.gctip.org
 - PRIVACY Forum: http://www.vortex.com 
Member: ACM Committee on Computers and Public Policy
Blog: http://lauren.vortex.com 
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Twitter: https://twitter.com/laurenweinstein 
Tel: +1 (818) 225-2800 / Skype: vortex.com

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