Re: privacy in public places

2008-08-29 Thread Peter Gutmann
Perry E. Metzger [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Unfortunately, I don't see anything technological that people can reasonably do here to provide more privacy, Painting the camera lenses with laser pointers is quite effective, at least as a short-term civil-disobedience measure. Since there's no

Re: privacy in public places

2008-08-29 Thread Hal Finney
It is hard to argue with Perry's point that privacy in public is an endangered species at best. Suggesting that one confine one's illegal actions to the virtual world is not a particularly appealing response. Robin Hanson considered the problem in this article from back in the 1990s, a response