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Re: The importance of secrecy

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: The importance of secrecy
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:44:17 -0400
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> Indeed.  I had no idea that my lame joke would get Stefan's serious
> reaction, but in this reality, all we can expect from "anonymous
> browsing" is that the next person who opens our web browser won't be
> confronted by our browsing history.  That's not nothing -- it's a
> valuable thing -- but we can't in any serious way present that mode as
> being "anonymous".

As mentioned in my signature, my response was not directed specifically
to the issue of the browsing history, but the use of "porn" as the
prototypical example of a need for secrecy.  It trivializes secrecy and
makes it sound like something objectionable.


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