John McAfee (McAfee Antivirus) reveals details on gadget to thwart NSASubmitted by jungIepunker on Mon, 09/30/2013 - 03:54
SAN JOSE -- John McAfee lived up to his reputation Saturday as tech's most popular wild child, electrifying an audience with new details of his plan to thwart the NSA's surveillance of ordinary Americans with an inexpensive, pocket-size gadget.
Dubbed "Decentral," the as-yet-unbuilt device will cost less than $100, McAfee promised the enthusiastic crowd of about 300 engineers, musicians and artists at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center.
"There will be no way (for the government) to tell who you are or where you are," he said in an onstage interview with moderator Dan Holden at the inaugural C2SV Technology Conference + Music Festival.
And if the U.S. government bans its sale, "I'll sell it in England...
read on at http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-news/ci_24198989/john-mc...
Edit: After reading about McAfee and the tech further, the terms "quixotic" and "pie-in-the-sky" used in the article may not be at all unfair or a minority viewpoint as it implies. I'll leave that for you to determine, but now that I have some doubts about the legitimacy of this guy, and effectiveness of the tech, I couldn't, in good conscience, leave the post alone completely.