On 1/29/2013 5:55 PM, Katya Titov wrote: > Katya Titov <kattitov@xxxxxxxxxx>: > > Thanks all for the information, and sorry for the double post. To > summarise, I see that the issues can be grouped into three areas: > privacy, political and technology. > The privacy side is about selecting what you require. This includes > understanding how much information you are releasing to the site > owner/operator, and how much you trust that person. > The political aspects include strongly supporting privacy, keeping all > your traffic private from prying eyes, etc. > The technology side includes decisions such as choosing "Tor > encryption" over SSL, remaining within a closed network, stream > isolation, etc. > Raynardine, thank you for your thoughtful response. I understand and > support your concerns, but also think that there are different levels > of privacy the people need. Some people also need different levels of > privacy for different purposes and will create multiple identities and > operate them in different ways to achieve this. Raynardine is not my only identity, so I can appreciate the multi-tiered privacy management tactic. > I also happen to agree that many law makers are "elite criminals", but > sometimes you need to work from within the system to change or better > exploit it and not just exist outside it. I treat privacy as a trade > off, similar to the way I look at security in general. The more > secure/private the more restriction on what you can do and how to > achieve it. Excellent discussion! I appreciate the feedback. I would argue that all lawmakers are criminals by default, but that is another discussion, for another day. Privacy is a trade-off, but again, I'd prefer not discussing the pragmatics of this today. There is something I would, actually, like to discuss here on Tor-Users, but I'll create a new thread for that.
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