01.23.22

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The Demonisation and Stereotyping of Coders Not Working for Big Corporations (or ‘The System’)

Posted in Deception at 10:23 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

It’s not about crime prevention, it’s about control

RIAA meme: Media tells you online anonymity means wearing a mask and committing crimes
Does anyone seriously think cyber criminals wear a mask in front of the screen?

Summary: The war on encrypted communication (or secure communications) carries on despite a lack of evidence that encryption stands in the way of crime investigations (most criminals use none of it)

Encryption is evil[1-4]
It leads to upheaval

Security with limits
For all of you dimwits

Accountability for thy
But not for me

Git hacking/Man coding
Coding for Meta
Collecting your data

Spying for Gulag
Apple and Dehomag

Microsoft professional
Ethics just occasional

The free hackers online
Must be put in line

Freedom is fine
Let democracy shine

Resistance is disruptive
Unlike Twitter manipulative

COVID on the loose
But go drink some booze

Lads, keep hopping
Ladies, resume shopping

Digital activism afoul
Peasants, be more banal!

Coding permitted
If to the state submitted

Leaks for transparency
But not our own, that’s heresy!

Studying paramount
But corporate training tantamount

Go get the app
Two buttons, “back” and “stop”

Applications are “old school”
For every citizen is a fool

Functionality limited
DRM decides what’s permitted

Computing for trust
In villains of antitrust

Web sites for all
Logs we recall

Accessibility first
Except JavaScript burst

Cyberspace you roam
With clones of Gulag Chrome

Telnet a crime
Bailed on a dime

Warning received
‘Suspicious behaviour’ perceived

Fearing unknowns
People who aren’t pawns

Oh, look, I don't use Apple and Microsoft so I must be a criminalAlternatives esoteric
Use something genetic

The state shall rejoice
Amazon and the boys

Olympic app installed
When COVID tracings fold

Share on the Clown
Upload your frown

Big Brother awaits
You and your mates

Trendy “tech” afoot
Antagonism is moot

Coding is GitHub
Censoring Alice and Bob

Sanitised behaviour
Impeded coding endeavour

Pluton for plutocrats
Insurrectionists and Democrats

For national security strive
Back doors for the beehive

“Crypto” is currency
Planet-burning entity

Encryption is centralised
E2EE is for the 'radicalised'

Plenty of choices
They capture all voices

Brands suck alike
So what’s not to like?

Disagreement is futile
Pry Minister infantile

Get on with the programme
Be a docile lamb
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Related/contextual items from the news:

  1. UK Government to Launch PR Campaign Undermining End-to-End Encryption
  2. Revealed: UK Gov’t Plans Publicity Blitz to Undermine Chat Privacy – Rolling Stone
  3. Privacy is for paedophiles, UK government seems to be saying while spending £500k demonising online chat encryption
  4. The UK Has A Voyeuristic New Propaganda Campaign Against Encryption
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