[linux-elitists] What to do about RIAA?

Mr.Bad mr.bad@pigdog.org
Sat Feb 24 12:52:53 PST 2001


>>>>> "EL" == Eugene Leitl <Eugene.Leitl@lrz.uni-muenchen.de> writes:

    >> Perhaps the elitist community could organize a demonstration or
    >> think up a better idea of some way to show that we will not
    >> tolerate these abuses.

    EL> The only way to avoid censorship is filtering is to use
    EL> steganographic channels, camouflaging as https sessions, both
    EL> in port choice as in traffic pattern.

The other way is to only accept connections from known good
hosts.

But I think you're fundamentally wrong in thinking that the only
solution to this shit is a technical one.

    EL> I've not yet looked into MojoNation but [...]

"I should probably shut up because I'm uninformed, but..."

    EL> I just hope they use steganography to camouflage their
    EL> network. I don't have the impression FreeNet did their
    EL> homework when it comes to design.

They did, in fact, do a lot of homework, but they made it an explicit
non-goal to protect the anonymity and/or security of nodes.

~Mr. Bad

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