[clug] Offline snooping

Scott Ferguson scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com
Thu Jan 30 20:26:18 MST 2014

On 31/01/14 14:21, Alex Satrapa wrote:
> On 31 Jan 2014, at 13:17 , steve jenkin <sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au>
> wrote:
>> Are you a _target_?
>> If so, to whom?? What do they stand to gain by hacking _you_??
> The world of electronic intelligence gathering has grown far past the
> trivial issues such as “who is a target.”
> Pervasive surveillance is not about “targets” anymore. They’re not
> hunting someone they already know to be a criminal, they're trying to
> filter out the things they’re interested in finding.
> They want to collect “all the data” and then interpret it at their
> leisure. It’s no longer about “am I a target” it’s, “am I a victim.”
> Alex

True, *but* the OP (Keith) was asking specifically about the embedded
radio devices, and that's what Steve was responding to.

The sky isn't falling yet.  :)

Kind regards

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