[Freedombox-discuss] Rouge Freedomboxes and government intervention

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Tue Jun 21 17:43:43 UTC 2011

On 11-06-21 at 11:56am, Anthony Papillion wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I've been following the discussion here on the list and one thing I've 
> not seen a lot of discussion about is government intervention. Since 
> the Freedombox will be open source and use a peer to peer methodology, 
> what's stopping a hostile government from running their own 
> 'Freedombox Honeypots' and targeting/locating users for arrest?

"FreedomBox for Freedom Fighters" certainly need more thought in that 
area.  Not realistic for a first release of FreedomBox IMO.

"FreedomBox for consumers" need no special anti-government design, just 
the core implicit anti-centralized-logging design.

 - Jonas

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