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Re: SSL/TLS everywhere fail

From: Jacob Appelbaum <jacob@appelbaum.net>
Date: Fri, 4 Dec 2015 15:13:29 +0000
Message-ID: <CAFggDF2hSw5fD9G62wrB2hrSD5Mi3ZuLLHwSxL_KBpxh9SnSrA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Werner Baumann <werner.baumann@onlinehome.de>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 12/4/15, Werner Baumann <werner.baumann@onlinehome.de> wrote:
> Am Thu, 3 Dec 2015 17:29:04 +0000
> schrieb Jacob Appelbaum <jacob@appelbaum.net>:
>
>> Rosa Luxemburg most famously captured this: "Those who do not move, do
>> not notice their chains."
>
> Didn't Rosa Luxemburg tell you that governments only act on behalf of
> the real power and what that real power is?

She was correct, I think.

> So please move on against some big capitalist company that tries to
> completely control Internet users and spy on them and that protects
> this activities with TLS. You will feel the chains just as proxy
> vendors already do.

Ironically some of the most successful capitalist companies are in
favorite of encrypting everything. They will help reduce the control
of the mass surveillance corporate vendors while also creating other
very serious privacy violations along the way.

All the best,
Jacob
Received on Friday, 4 December 2015 15:14:03 UTC

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