Re: [Wikimedia-l] law enforcement buying vulnerabilities on black market leaving them unreported for surveillance

2013-08-20 Thread Seb35
I aggree with JP Béland: the computer security obviously affects the Wikimedia users, but imho we shouldn’t do more than we can and let the responsability of their own security to the users -- although we should contribute for a decent security. For the specific topic you brought about

[Wikimedia-l] law enforcement buying vulnerabilities on black market leaving them unreported for surveillance

2013-08-19 Thread James Salsman
While the trickling release of Edward Snowden's revelations from bad to worse in weekly incremental steps has been enormously effective in swaying public opinion, it has made formulating a meaningful response very difficult. A few weeks ago we learned that the FBI has been purchasing personal

Re: [Wikimedia-l] law enforcement buying vulnerabilities on black market leaving them unreported for surveillance

2013-08-19 Thread JP Béland
I'm not sure what is your point here. How exactly readers of Wikimedia projects are at risk here because of that story? Are you trying to say it is the Foundation responsibility to protect the readers from the vulnerabilities of their operating systems? JP Béland 2013/8/19 James Salsman