[kwlug-disc] "In the new Canada, the web browses you"

Oksana Goertzen ogoertzen at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 18:14:15 EDT 2011


I think the master chip thing did happen.. at least on the windows
side.  :(  And some manufacturers may have had key stroke loggers
on their MB's.  Dell comes to mind.


On 12 August 2011 18:08, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:

> This starts to feel like ... I'm groping here ...
>
> Wasn't there a U.S. encryption chip some time ago where their Feds were
> mandating that a master key be inserted for them?
>
> Seems to me that didn't happen, but I'm not sure of that.
>
> These articles feel like an ISP equivalent to those chips.
>
> Chris Frey wrote, On 08/12/2011 5:37 PM:
>
>  Another article on this topic, FYI:
>>
>> http://www.themarknews.com/**articles/6384-stopping-state-**surveillance<http://www.themarknews.com/articles/6384-stopping-state-surveillance>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 03:16:41PM -0400, Chris Frey wrote:
>>
>>> An article on potential changes to ISP tracking requirements:
>>>
>>> http://fullcomment.**nationalpost.com/2011/08/05/**
>>> jesse-kline-in-the-new-canada-**the-web-browses-you/<http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2011/08/05/jesse-kline-in-the-new-canada-the-web-browses-you/>
>>>
>>> My main concern is that government may have access to this data without
>>> a warrant.  If the data is already public (like facebook and twitter)
>>> that's
>>> one thing, but if it is connecting private data (like home address) to
>>> that public data, with no warrant, that's another.
>>>
>>> I'm posting the link just to share information, not to provoke a long
>>> political discussion. :-)
>>>
>>> - Chris
>>>
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