Re: ULE: covert vs overt

From: Michael Wiik (
Date: Sat Apr 21 2001 - 07:24:58 MDT

Spike Jones wrote:
> A most vexing problem is this. We are already at the point where
> we cannot be *sure* of privacy in any public restroom, or any
> hotel room. Current cameras are easy to hide. So in a sense
> we are alread there: we cannot really be sure we are not being
> watched or listened to, even now.

Yes, a restatement of the 'how many gigabucks-funded,
alien-technology-enhanced intelligence agencies are monitoring this room
right now?' meme.

I think only left-field approaches can battle the ULE menace. For
example, a pen-pal project based on linking children to terrorists. This
might soften the terrorist, or at the worst, harden the children, making
them better prepared for reality.

If we all joined a few hundred internet-based associations, then
association with terrorists could be as commonplace as cocaine residue
on dollar bills.

I wonder if is taken...


Michael Wiik
Messagenet Communications Research
Washington DC Area Internet and WWW Consultants

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