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user:mikegerwitz
created:April 30, 2011
karma: 2654
about: Free software hacker and user freedom activist with a focus on privacy and security; assistant GNUisance and member of the GNU Advisory Committee.

https://mikegerwitz.com/

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Privacy and security are more important than ever during a time of pervasive surveillance by governments and organizations:

https://media.libreplanet.org/u/libreplanet/m/the-surreptitious-assault-on-privacy-security-and-freedom/

https://mikegerwitz.com/talks/sapsf.pdf

Consider that web pages download and execute arbitrary (usually non-free) software, without your knowledge or permission:

https://media.libreplanet.org/u/libreplanet/collection/restore-online-freedom/

Your browser effectively clicks "Download and Run" for you. Would you do the same if prompted?

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