Once the toothpaste is out of the tube, it's hard to get it back in.
It's too easy for governments now.
Thus far, all that's come of the wave of revalations from Snowden et al is government's growing willingness to gather our private data in plain sight. With apparent impunity.
TLDR - Researchers steal passwords by watching them being entered.
Solution: EVERYBODY PANIC!
Put the goddamn phone down in public, pay attention, and hell, start an old fashioned conversation once in a while.
You are welcome on my lawn, but watch your step. We don't allow the dogs the use of our indoor plumbing.
but if it was me?
I'd rest during breaks for work.
Actually, with widespread incorporation of encryption, NSA will not ever have the resources to try and decrypt what they now fetch in the clear. And lets hope that it is incorporated soon, to keep Google and other search engines out of your life.
You are posting cognitively on Slashdot.
Most people are not like you. Read it again... it does not say don't like you.
Widespread incorporation of encryption will statistically miss at the average consumer, the weakest link.
but somehow completely distasteful,
when a large corporation falsifies data on the order of Enronian proportions.
The assumption that folks of Arabian descent who harbor ill will for the West would use a commercial jet is at best security theatre, and at worst, unimaginable incompetence.
Small aircraft leave and land at airports thousands of times a day with little or no TSA interaction, or imagine three drones leaving residential garages simultaneously on Superbowl Sunday...why would they concentrate their rather scattered efforts at a stronghold in their enemy's defenses?
Yep, traveling with Granny might hinder your ability to make connecting flights.
It would be an incredible act of good faith to suppose that law enforcement would never use this technique outside of this narrow venue.
Likening the use of storage devices to repositories of child porn is but a step away from condemning personal computers for the same principle. "You wouldn't mind us searching if you have nothing to hide, right?"
Based on the historical evidence of the governments of men, it would also be rather reasonable to expect there will exist elements within our governments willing to exploit national security fears to abuse surveillance powers.
With awareness, ignorance is left off the table as a selection. At least if we are made aware, we then choose to make a difference or play along.
Linked to suicides.
Cue the lawsuits.
As the Queen of England has no real power, this mod helps not a bit with your Karma.
Nonetheless, well posted.