[linux-elitists] What to do about RIAA?
Sat Feb 24 13:02:40 PST 2001
> The other way is to only accept connections from known good
Bzzt! Undecidability. You must assume your network is full of
rotten apples. Anything else is not conservative/prudent.
> But I think you're fundamentally wrong in thinking that the only
> solution to this shit is a technical one.
I think you're fundamentally wrong if you think you have even
a ghost of a chance if your infrastructure is not up to the task.
In case you haven't noticed, you're under attack. Armor-plate
and kevlarize your ass first, deal with the user human factors
> EL> I've not yet looked into MojoNation but [...]
> "I should probably shut up because I'm uninformed, but..."
I should probably shut up because I haven't read the source and
can't run the darn thing because I'm only on dialup, and I'm paying
through the nose.
Sorry if I won't apologize if I'm stuck in a 3rd world country,
IT-wise, and I have to earn my living first, before I can join
all your 3l33t h4x0rs d00dz.
Perhaps I shouldn't apologize either, because I was designing
networks like Mojonation something like 4..5 years ago.
> 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.
Thanks for reminding me why I don't give Freenet a lot of chances even
on the middle run.
The environment is hostile. You're throwing the gauntlet to people with
big guns and big $$$s. You better be prepared when they come after your
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