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Kurt Opsahl Quotes

The California courts have a long history of supporting and protecting freedom of the press. We are looking forward to the opportunity to ask the Court of Appeal to correct a ruling that endangers all journalists.
Kurt Opsahl
#Freedom

The California Court of Appeals has a long history of protecting freedom of the press. We're hopeful they'll continue to do so.
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#Freedom

A tech mandate requiring backdoors in the Internet endangers the privacy of innocent people, stifles innovation, and risks the Internet as a forum for free and open expression,
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#Innovation

Creativity and innovation will end up moving offshore where programmers outside the U.S. can develop technologies that are not required to address the onerous CALEA requirements. The U.S. companies will face competition from foreign providers who will enjoy an advantage.
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#Creativity

We wanted the public to see this,
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#Public

While they're willing to seek subpoenas for people without associations with Apple, they failed to review laptops or e-mails.
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#People

It is still too early to sound the death knell for peer-to-peer MP3 sharing technologies. Congress provided this safe harbor, because they wanted to provide protection so that the information location industry could provide this useful service.
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#Congress

It has this very loose term of 'intent to annoy' which encompasses a much greater area of speech than harassment and threat.
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#Speech

The law is different from the final versions of the bill in the House and Senate. It was a bill addressing a lot of other things, and this part was slipped in.
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#Law

This is an extraordinarily broad discovery request.
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#Discovery

All the search engines have created a honey pot of information about people and what they search for. It's a window into their personalities -- what they want, what they dream about. This information gets stored, and that becomes very tempting.
Kurt Opsahl
#Information

There's something disturbing about the notion that when you search for something the government is going to be looking over your shoulder.
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#Government

Under current law, the legal question of whether speech is obscene is determined partly by reference to local community standards, ... EFF is concerned that these venue rules permits censorship of speech on the Internet under the standards of the least tolerant community, negating the values that the community standards doctrine was intended to protect -- diversity and localism in the marketplace of ideas.
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#Community

I believe that the FBI and DOJ want to extend CALEA as far as possible.
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#Believe

It's a privileged escalation attack. On Windows you can have users with different privileges, and because of security weakness in the permissions of a folder, it allows a low-ranked user to act as a high-ranked user.
Kurt Opsahl
#Security

The main distinction is, with XCP, it was hiding itself so you wouldn't know that it was there.
Kurt Opsahl
#Distinction

The word covers a much wider range of speech than threats. It goes beyond the cyber-stalking that proponents were worried about.
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#Speech

What you want to do is to teach students to use liberty responsibly, not take it away because you don't trust what they'll do with it. One thing you can do to guarantee that everyone in the school will want to see a site is to suspend someone over it.
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#Liberty

We're asking that the system allow people to surf and to post and read things anonymously. Because the system requires people to sign on, it creates the opportunity for persistent tracking.
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#People

We believe AT&T violated the law by providing the communications of its clients to the government without warrants, which is prohibited by federal law.
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#Government