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John Gilmore (activist) An outspoken civil libertarian, Gilmore has sued the FAA, Department of Justice, and others.

John Gilmore (activist)

He unsuccessfully challenged the constitutionality of secret law regarding travel security policies in Gilmore v. Gonzales.[2][3] Gilmore is also a philanthropist, and has given financial support to, among others, Students for Sensible Drug Policy, Marijuana Policy Project, Erowid, MAPS, and various organizations seeking to end the war on drugs. As the fifth employee of Sun Microsystems and founder of Cygnus Support, he accumulated sufficient wealth to take an early retirement and pursue other interests. John Naughton on WikiLeaks. The Gilmore aphorism about censorship first saw the light of day in 1993 – in a Time article about the internet – and since then has taken on a life of its own as a consoling mantra about the libertarian potential of the network.

John Naughton on WikiLeaks

"In its original form," Gilmore explains, "it meant that the Usenet software (which moves messages around in discussion newsgroups) was resistant to censorship because, if a node drops certain messages because it doesn't like their subject, the messages find their way past that node anyway by some other route. " But, he continues, "The meaning of the phrase has grown through the years. Internet users have proven it time after time, by personally and publicly replicating information that is threatened with destruction or censorship. " The aphorism came up a lot last week following publication by the Guardian, the New York Times and Der Spiegel of extensive reports based on the stash of classified US military reports published on the WikiLeaks website.

Schneier on Security. Security theater. Security theater is the practice of investing in countermeasures intended to provide the feeling of improved security while doing little or nothing to actually achieve it.[1] Some experts such as Edward Felten have described the airport security repercussions due to the September 11 attacks as security theater.[2] Disadvantages[edit] Security theater has real monetary costs but by definition provides no security benefits, or the benefits are so minimal as to not be worth the cost.[3] Security theater typically involves restricting or modifying aspects of people's behavior or surroundings in very visible and highly specific ways,[3] – that could involve potential restrictions of personal liberty and privacy, ranging from negligible (confiscating water bottles where bottled water can later be purchased) to significant (prolonged screening of individuals to the point of harassment).

Enough Security Theater, Already. Bruce Schneier is not the first to suggest that the security mania at airports is not ‘real’ but a form of show, but he’s one of the most credible security analysts, today.

Enough Security Theater, Already

Our security systems don’t accomplish what they are theoretically supposed to do, and at huge expense: it’s theater, intended to cause an emotional response of feeling safe, without actually doing much: It’s not security theater we need, it’s direct appeals to our feelings. The best way to help people feel secure is by acting secure around them. Instead of reacting to terrorism with fear, we — and our leaders — need to react with indomitability, the kind of strength shown by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill during World War II.By not overreacting, by not responding to movie-plot threats, and by not becoming defensive, we demonstrate the resilience of our society, in our laws, our culture, our freedoms. Daniel Solove.

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Daniel Solove

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I am thus the first EU Justice Commissioner who is also responsible for citizenship and fundamental rights. My department, the Directorate General for Justice, deals with a wide range of areas such as civil and commercial law, consumer protection legislation, data protection, criminal law, free movement of citizens and equality legislation. Read more Human dignity, freedom, democracy, equality, the rule of law and respect for human rights must be more than concepts. EC blik op online privacy.


  1. 2careyhope Jun 2 2013
    All of your work blows my mind. I have recently been in a life changing accident. I have a lot more time on my hands to read and watch about what is happenning in our country. Not to mention I lost my husband in somewhat mysterious ways. So I would love to join up with you - catch up and add too. Please.