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Welcome to 'uber-veillance' says Australian Privacy Foundation

Richard Stallman

The reason these computers spy on their "owners" is that they are run by nonfree software -- software that controls its users. This is one of many reasons we should reject nonfree software and demand that software be free, under its users' control.

See http://gnu.org/philosophy/free-software-even-more-important.html.

Meanwhile, we should not settle for existing privacy laws. We must legally require the redesign of all digital systems so as not to accumulate dossiers about people.

See http://gnu.org/philosophy/surveillance-vs-democracy.html.

Dr Richard Stallman

President, Free Software Foundation (gnu.org, fsf.org)

Internet Hall-of-Famer (internethalloffame.org)

MacArthur Fellow

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