Personal Cloud (was: Did Ed Snowden do the right thing?)

Ryan Moore paniclater at
Tue Jun 11 10:55:49 MDT 2013

I've wondered about that.

This documentary talked about privacy measures Iceland is taking -- but
with my limited knowledge it seems like once you hit the internet snoopers
can and will grab your data. I always thought (previously to PRISM) that
being hosted on foreign soil would give you even less of the constitutional
protections afforded to US citizens. Now it seems like whether home or
abroad, they're sucking up whatever data comes down the pipeline.

On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 10:53 AM, Lonnie Olson <lists at> wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 10:51 AM, Jessie A. Morris
> <jessie at> wrote:
> > I guess there is now a less ethically questionable business use as well.
> Just
> > host peoples' servers for them and promise to not allow any country
> access to
> > your data. If you're a sovereign state, it'd be pretty tough for the US
> to
> > force it out of you.
> Not really, this idea won't get you much farther.  Sure your data at
> rest is safe from the US, but your data in transit is not.  And guess
> what?  Unless you only use sneakernet, your data has to be in transit
> at some time, and most of the time it will cross the US.
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