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Privacy awareness (Was: Cypherpunks priorities)

Eric Hughes <[email protected]> writes -
EH> 4. Fighting restrictions on cryptography.  In the US, that means
EH> getting actively engaged in fighting key registration ideas.  This
EH> means preemptively writing your elected leaders _in advance_ of a
EH> specific issue.  It also means writing about export restrictions in
EH> cryptography.  In France, that means raising public awareness on
EH> cryptography restrictions and the eventual effects that will have on
EH> the open society there.  In all countries, it requires vigilance.
 Amen, brother.
EH> 5. Increasing awareness of privacy issues.  Most think they have
EH> nothing to hide.  Most also hate it when they get extremely detailed
EH> junk mail about their own lives.  Teach the defense of privacy.
 This is perhaps the most difficult feat to accomplish. Education and
 "awareness" are both strictly accomplished on a somewhat voluntary
 basis. For those who can absorb the importance and criticality of
 digital privacy, however, it's an eye-opener. A lot of folks have no
 idea how some of the proposed "legislation" would affect them

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