Value your privacy? You may be a terrorist! (according to FBI)

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  1. guest

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    Source.
    The flyer: https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=...piciousActivity/Internet_Cafe.pdf&chrome=true
     
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  2. EncryptedBytes

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    I for one feel anyone using IE6 would raise some red flags.

    While the memo is discouraging I wouldn't put too much weight into it. It comes off as something put together by non technical individuals trying to close out their work day early on a Friday afternoon.

    Though it seems there was some common sense applied the fine print of the flyer does contain the following message:

    I feel it was just a bad attempt at a PSA. Now if this was the wording in a new bill forbidding privacy tools then yes red alert, shields up, fire photon torpedos. :blink:
     
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  3. mirimir

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    In recent news, "Caution on Twitter urged as tourists barred from US"
    -http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-16810312

    DHS must monitor Twitter. Facebook too, I bet. I wonder what else. Gmail?
     
  4. J_L

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    Then the entire government might as well be terrorists. They value privacy way more than us (and is definitely suspicious).
     
  5. CloneRanger

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    Some of them are, & others have been, both in recent times & the past :mad: But they get protected :thumbd:
     
  6. J_L

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    I wonder what'll happened if I report a tight-lipped FBI agent for suspicious activity :ninja:.
     
  7. noone_particular

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    Wait until it becomes suspicious to close your curtains or have a hedge. Going that way.
     
  8. Dermot7

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    According to the FBI, Internet Privacy is Now Considered to be Suspicious Activity

    http://www.prisonplanet.com/accordi...now-considered-to-be-suspicious-activity.html

    edit:Ah thanks, I thought I'd seen something here about this, and couldn't find it! :)
     
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  9. x942

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    This is seriously the stupidest thing I have seen come out of the FBI in a while.

    Although I must say every time I go to my local startbucks I get questions and looks when I pull out my laptop and Privacy Filter for it (on of those 3M covers). Privacy for some reason is a bad thing in peoples eyes. So sad to see though.

    I laugh at the part were it says "People switching SIM cards or using multiple phones" So in other words ever business person in the world is a criminal. :/
     
  10. Hungry Man

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    If you're making a big deal about not wanting people to see your computer on a public network it's going to draw attention.

    People will assume you're doing something you shouldn't.
     
  11. Dermot7

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    https://www.networkworld.com/community/blog/25-more-ridiculous-fbi-lists-you-might-be-terrorist-if

     
  12. x942

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    +1

    Also why the **** would you be using TrueCrypt/PGP/etc. on a public computer? This should be common sense NOT to enter passwords on hardware you don't own. I'm mean personally I don't even mount encrypted volumes (or boot my OS) in public areas just because you never know if someone may try stealing your computer. I just boot off of a flash drive that way if something does happen they don't get anything useful.

    The weirdest look you'll ever get is when you put a 3M screen on your computer though ;)
     
  13. Zyrtec

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    FBI: Paying Cash For a Cup of Coffee a ‘Potential Indicator of Terrorist Activity’

    The whole reading can be accessed at the link below:


    hxxp://www.infowars.com/fbi-paying-cash-for-a-cup-of-coffee-a-potential-indicator-of-terrorist-activity/


    Note: Just don't forget to replace both xx on hxxp with tt.

    Thanks


    Carlos
     
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