Re: [Nsaas] Is it possible for individuals to avoid being monitored by Government agencies?

manning bill <bmanning@isi.edu> Fri, 29 August 2014 21:03 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Nsaas] Is it possible for individuals to avoid being monitored by Government agencies?
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it is possible to dramatically reduce the monitoring surface of any given entity, however in todays environment, such 
avoidance comes at a significant cost.   If one is prepared to abandon electronic communications, a huge step forward
in anonymity is taken.  One can not have ones cake and eat it also.  

/bill
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On 29August2014Friday, at 13:52, Ted Lemon <Ted.Lemon@nominum.com> wrote:

> On Aug 29, 2014, at 2:20 PM, Linda Dunbar <linda.dunbar@huawei.com> wrote:
>> There is a question on if it is possible for individuals to avoid being monitored by Government agencies. Does anyone know where to check?
> 
> It's not realistically possible for an individual who is being targeted for monitoring by government agencies of any major government to avoid being monitored.   It is (maybe) possible for individuals who are not targeted to avoid being swept up in a monitoring dragnet, if they are careful about how they communicate online.
>