[Linux-aus] Seeking feedback - EFA Citizens Not Suspects campaign
shirro at shirro.com
Thu Jun 13 09:57:16 EST 2013
On 13/06/13 7:41 AM, Janet Reid wrote:
> The business logic is problematic I think.
Draw a graph of the price/performance of storage technology (or just
balance a 64GB microSD card on the tip of your finger) and you can see
that money at least as far as data retention is concerned isn't a huge
issue. Anyway I imagine unlike the US government Australia won't bother
with building datacenters but will leave it to ISPs to manage data
retention and let them pass the costs on to customers. At least until
they realise they want to run analysis on data across a number of sources.
I have revised my opinion on LA involvement since seeing Mozilla setting
up stopwatching.us in response to the US Prism revelations. I thought it
best if LA stuck to narrow technical/community issues and left the civil
liberties to orgs like EFA but the involvement of Mozilla is a similar
campaign has redefined my thinking a bit.
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