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RE: [vox] OT: Paranoid geek
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RE: [vox] OT: Paranoid geek

Hey, if it wasn't for the aliens' secret messages, my head would be an
empty, quiet place.

> -----Original Message-----
> Have you done like me, and constructed aluminum foil hats so the aliens
> cant send you secret messages? ;-)
> Have you done like me and then filled that hat with macaroni salad so that
> the governments can't read your mind? :-)
> Are you planning a trip to area 51 to see what the government did to my
> aunt and uncle?  :-D
> Is your system secure against Elvis' ghost!?!?
> Heh hehhe hehe hehe he...
> Yes, security and paranoia can help get us to do things to better insulate
> us from the world and ourselves...
> .. Just don't get carried away or else *they* will come to get *you*! ;-)
> -ME
> Ken Bloom said:
> > I remember a Microsoft Tech Talk (I think it was two years ago)
> > introducing .NET, and I remember the presenter making a statement about
> > how .NET is good for everyone, even for the paranoid geek who doesn't
> > trust the corporate big guys. (He can run his own .NET server) At the
> > time, I laughed because there's now way *I'd* ever trust the corporate
> > guys that little.
> >
> > Now, with fetchmail/procmail running every 5 minutes by cron, so I can
> > spamassassin my email before I read it, always ssh-ing to my computer
> > to get stuff done, and bind9 running on my own machine as my DNS (I did
> > it to work around verisign, and don't feel like undoing it just yet), I
> > think I now qualify as a paranoid geek, running everything off my own
> > Linux box.
> >
> > Just an interesting thought.
> >
> > (BTW, would those people who said they'd sign my GPG key please send it
> > to me if they haven't done so already?)
> >
> > --
> > I usually have a GPG digital signature included as an attachment.
> > See http://www.gnupg.org/ for info about these digital signatures.
> > My key was last signed 10/14/2003. If you use GPG *please* see me about
> > signing the key. ***** My computer can't give you viruses by email. ***
> >
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