[Freedombox-discuss] Freedombox-discuss Digest, Vol 71, Issue 20
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Fri Jun 24 13:00:52 UTC 2016
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> Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:25:29 -0700
> From: Bill Kronholm <wckronholm at gmail.com>
> To: freedombox-discuss at lists.alioth.debian.org
> Subject: [Freedombox-discuss] 4th Amendment Troubles
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> Hi all,
> I've been lurking on this list for a while, mainly because I'm really
> interested in the freedom box project. It seems to me like a worthwhile
> cause, and I hope to implement a freedom box soon (once I have the
> time). It's a great project and much needed!
> However, with news out of the US federal courts today (see, e.g.
> I wonder about the future of the project.
> On the one hand, civilians using freedom box will still be able to host
> their own data and keep it away from corporate entities. On the other,
> the federal government (in the US, anyways) is trying very hard to make
> it legal to break in to home computers (of domestic citizens) without
> So, to those who are much more intimately involved with freedom box than
> I am, how does this effect the future of the project?
Actually, the government had a warrant in the linked case, just an arguably
Hosting your own data is still the single best thing you can do protect it
from unwanted disclosure, including federal government. I also recommend
www.digitaldueprocess.org for further reading.
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