Geek Appeal

But – I might want this to be Geek Unappeal…

Read more here.

Oh, now I’m really wondering what those politicians are thinking about. I have a wi-fi network in my home. Keeping records for who used it for two years? Not so bad since it’s encrypted, but still not looking forward to that.

And how about all the networks you know get hopped on? You find an unsecured network, you connect – how does the owner know? And just because you stopped in and used even a hotspot at Starbucks doesn’t mean I know who actually used it.

It’s supposed to be aimed to stop child pornography. I’m all for stopping that, but it doesn’t seem like this was really thought through before they put a bill in place.

Doesn’t that remind you of a few other bills we’ve had pass through Congress?

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1 Comment

  1. Jamie said,

    23 February 2009 at 12:07

    I have seen some dingers of legislation try to get through but that one is right up there. Wow. (Never mind the man looking into your private records, really, pay him no mind. . .)


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