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Even if they're watching us what are they going to do about it? The people outnumber the government 1000:1

Stop being so paranoid
but the governments money spent on the armed forces compared to the general public were outnumbered $999999999:0
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but the governments money spent on the armed forces compared to the general public were outnumbered $999999999:0
The armed forces aren't mindless automatons that do everything the government says. They can disobey orders if they feel they're unjust.
    
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You guys realize that tracking your internet stuff has nothing to do with your OS right? The government can just get the information directly from your ISP if they want (and they are from most ISPs anyway), thus taking you and your security completely out of the loop. Because you obviously can't hide your internet traffic from your ISP.
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The armed forces aren't mindless automatons that do everything the government says. They can disobey orders if they feel they're unjust.
i wasn't saying it would actually happen, but if it did i think the number of people they could convince that they were fighting for freedom would be large plus all the tech they would have.
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this story is a fake as proved on digg.com

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Not entirely, there are many things that peerguardian blocks including gov addresses...

But that doesn't mean they are totally spying on you.

It does feel nice to be able to tell them ****. Then again I would bet if the government wanted to spy on you for real, that it would take more than peerguardian to stop them.

I only turn on peerguardian when utorrent is running, other than that i'm not worried
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I'd rather die free than live oppressed
    
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is it normal for all my tracerts to go through washington? lol every site i tracert, even local servers within a mile of my house goes through washington.
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You guys realize that tracking your internet stuff has nothing to do with your OS right? The government can just get the information directly from your ISP if they want (and they are from most ISPs anyway), thus taking you and your security completely out of the loop. Because you obviously can't hide your internet traffic from your ISP.
Technically you can use a proxy to make it seem you are going to

www.fjfk.com
but really go to
www.terroristsite.com
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Technically you can use a proxy to make it seem you are going to

www.fjfk.com
but really go to
www.terroristsite.com
I'm still unconvinced that completely covers your tracks. But I don't worry about it too much because I don't really do anything on the internet that I need to hide. I just believe that the government is watching your internet traffic regardless of what you think. And my stance on that is - eh..
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Tor and privoxy
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