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Re: What's up with algebra.com?

What with the Feds now going after CJ for attempted
murder of federal officials (film ad overkill!), Jeff Gordon 
soliciting cypherpunk subscribers to flesh that fancy, 
and one CDR operator flattered with a subpoena, it'd be 
prudent to have a way to check on whether a CDR node 
has been taken down or turned, and the operator hogtied 
with the system as evidence (or forced to run a sting to 
gather it), before a clamp's put on telling what's going on.

May be too late, too late.

Recall it's a major offense for revealing placement of a 
wiretap, surveillance or a covert investigation -- especially 
if you're assisting, willingly or unwillingly.

Not that one should advocate hiding what might be construed
as evidence or exposing underbelly work that's ordered concealed. 
Why that might be taken to be pushing a conspiracy against 
WMD-crazed authority rather than promoting personal hygiene 
with lots of sunshine and vigorous exercise of rights to fanciful
imaginings of what a world would be like without minders galore.

Whistling in the dark, mind you.

Consider that there are 118,000 federal prisoners. That's a very 
big inhospitality business, and its growing, private and feds rubbing
hands and futures. For an overview of exactly how the chain 
operates (in case you're planning a stay or a stock buy) gander 
the list of its bountiful rules and regs:


Inmates are forbidden access to the Internet (PS 1241.02 Internet
and the World Wide Web), however, they are encouraged to do 
creative writing (PS 5350.07 Inmate Manuscripts), so Jim Bell,
CJ and a few of us deserve a suite overlooking the garden of