[ExI] openness on the internet, was RE: Destructive uploading.

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Tue Sep 6 09:12:26 UTC 2011

On Mon, Sep 05, 2011 at 08:48:34PM -0700, spike wrote:

> I am not objecting, nor saying it is a bad thing, rather the opposite.  Just

It is an extremely foolish thing, as naive people don't realize
how their openness can hurt them and their cause.

Consider what openness buys you in Syria. You might find
out the hard way that Syria is everywhere.

Even if you're not a part of a social network but use a
smartphone (especially Google's and Apple's) or are even
an ordinary Internet user you're being profiled and sold
as a product. Are you sure you're comfortable with that?

> wondering why.

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