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LOL! Watch out NSA - ScareMail is here!

ScareMail proposes to disrupt the NSA’s surveillance efforts by making NSA search results useless. Searching is about finding the needles in haystacks. By filling all email with “scary” words, ScareMail thwarts NSA search algorithms by overwhelming them with too many results. If every email contains the word “plot,” or “facility,” for example, then searching for those words becomes a fruitless exercise. A search that returns everything is a search that returns nothing of use.

http://bengrosser.com/projects/scaremail/



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Are criminals that stupid?

Do criminals really use suspect key words in their communications? Searching key words has to be a waste of time unless they have figured out the key words' common substitutes and search for them instead. Oh, we're talking about the government. lol.

This is a great form of protest. It is highly questionable that anyone in government is smart enough to actually identify and investigate actual potential threats. Such a waste of taxpayer resources.

I have my doubts

Yes you can litter your emails with certain keywords, but if for example you want to say:

"I hate politician X"

and instead say:

"I hate politician X bomb terror"

Now what good does it do? If you're on some short list, the NSA can still catch you for the terrible thoughtcrime of hating that politician, plus you attempted to obstruct security agents, thereby allowing all those dangerous terrorists to send their emails unchecked... Next the NSA will ask for more funding. I mean... encryption is the right way IMHO, not this.

on it

check

dynamite anthrax supreme court white house tea party jihad
======================================
West of 89
a novel of another america
https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/161155#longdescr

and at some

and at some point

government
obama
bush
revolution
ideaology
censorship
irs
federal reserve
petrol dollar
war

etc, etc......basically the words will grow and expand so much, that they migt aswell put "the" on the list, and drop the pretense that only "bad" guy rights are violated, as far as im concerned, the major grievance i hace is with the secret sytem they built that GIVES them the ability to GATHER the information, im not gonna argue their ACCES when i STRONGLY believe they shouldnt have the system OR the MATERIAL.....their scare tactics BE DAMNED.....why worry about "bad" folks abroad, when we have our own TERROR-rists, putting TERROR into peoples hearts through the use of manipulation by propaganda

Why stop there? Why not break the words down?

You know - just to be safe:

guv.
ern.
ment.
oh.
baa.
ma.
I.
are.
es.
Therefore you should pay for my health insurance.

:)

Pandacentricism will be our downfall.

You have said one of the words

that the Knights Who Say NI cannot hear!

Our government is rather rapidly turning into a bleeding Montey Python sketch.

We've seen this idea before:

http://www.dailypaul.com/236306/revealed-hundreds-of-words-t...

Alex Jones said it was a bad idea and a set-up but I came up with it independently, as did others, and I'm not trying to set up anyone.

Pandacentricism will be our downfall.

And "Echelon / Carnivore" bait was before that

We didn't make much of a stir with "Echelon / Carnivore" bait strings in our signature lines back in the 90's, I don't expect this latest evolution of the idea will make much of a stir as well.

At the same time, I don't think this idea is bad, just not as effective as we would like to be.

Can you imagine how much

Can you imagine how much wasted time analysts will expend on this trap?

I'm not sure, since these are

I'm not sure, since these are run through a massively powerful supercomputer it probably won't take much time at all. They probably have algorithms that cross-reference this with other data about you and eventually pull you out of a suspect list, or skip over future emails if they notice a pattern of false-positives.
Not that I'm against the idea; I just think we can focus our efforts more on promotion of good rather than disruption. Because when a power-hungry beast that uses your resources against you feels it isn't in complete control, you can rest-assured it's going to go to every effort to fight back. Possibly even prompting probably means tighter controls on communication.

I'm very sure...

...that when it comes to fighting an enemy, especially a slick, manipulative one, that you need to use every trick in the book.

Disruption by itself won't get the job done, but I think in conjunction with many others efforts, this is a great idea.

Sometimes you have to slow down an enemy before you can destroy him.

For the record,

bomb, plot, government, destroy, D.C., Citizen's arrest, recall Senators, IRS, detonate, and a who' bunch of other fun things!!!
Yahoo!!!

Liberty, Constitutionalist, Ron Paul, Chuck Baldwin, Pastor Tim Coleman, Independents, unincorporated, non-501(c)(3), Constitution Party, Republic States, Thomas Jefferson, Alex Jones, Kent Hovind, Irwin Schiff, Joe Bannister, Sherry Peale Jackson, patriots, Restore the Constitution Yeee-haaaaah!!!

BTW, if they tighten, we cut loosen!

Freedom is the ability to do what you want to do.
Liberty is the ability to do what you ought to do.
"Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty." 2 Corinthians 3:17

A terrible omission?

Where is the name Ron Paul? It is really terrible that the ringleader of the rEVOLution for the past 5 or 6 years may be missing! Don't they consider US a threat?

"They hate us for our freedom"-The DC slime, NOT Al'Qaida!

"The worst thing that can happen to a good cause is not to be attacked successfully, it is to be defended badly". F. Bastiat

"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, finally they attack you, and then you win"! Mohandas Gandhi

It's there. Check the fifth line from the bottom.

Familiarity causes oversight sometimes. I've done the same thing a time or two. Also, sometimes we miss things because we are so fired up! One of the liabilities of the asset of being a strong patriot.
Thanks anyway.

Freedom is the ability to do what you want to do.
Liberty is the ability to do what you ought to do.
"Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty." 2 Corinthians 3:17