Re: Fear of Nanotech

Brian D Williams (
Fri, 10 Sep 1999 10:35:21 -0700 (PDT)


>Nanotech attacks, similar in strategy, purpose and use by Aum and
>other cult/extremist groups will be very difficult to control
>without several anti-crime forces pushing against them, using
>technology I can only guess at. What technologies can be used
>without hindering nanotech development and retaining the level of
>freedom, privacy, and liberty extropians desire? Do we develop
>James L. Halperin's _Truth Machine_ fool-proof lie detector first
>or concurrently?

The Truth Machine----------------SPOILER WARNING!------------------

If you read "The Truth Machine" you'll remember the code had a backdoor built into it. I have no doubt if the government is involved in anyway any such device would have an NSA approved backdoor. I would never trust such a device without a copy of the sourcecode.

I liked "The Truth Machine" but the world government crap made me want to hurl....


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