[clug] What Meta-Data?

Bryan Kilgallin bryan at netspeed.com.au
Sun Mar 22 01:24:41 MDT 2015

Thanks, Peter:

> Assuming they're talking about *all* connections through the ISP, not 
> only
> do they have to to *serious* deep packet inspection for this, they're 
> also
> going to have to parse out the MIME data.

This is _mass_ surveillance!

>> * Online chat time, date and the identity of those on the chat.
> Likewise.  For the ISPs sake, one would hope "chat" is tightly defined
> somewhere!

This will be determined after the event, in a court.

> If they're going to be punished for *not* collecting "chat"
> information, they kind of need to know whether that new
> Twitter clone which only allows emoticons counts.

Under-funded enforcement becomes patchy.

> Past time I looked at putting a FreedomBox
> together (http://freedomboxfoundation.org/)

I had thought of getting a plug computer. Though I am not yet confident 
of my ability to code command-line (as opposed to Ubuntu GUI).


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