The sound of a boot stomping on the face of humanity forever

http://www.cnn.com/2006/POLITICS/05/10/domestic.spying.ap/index.html

“WASHINGTON (AP) — The government has abruptly ended an inquiry into the warrantless eavesdropping program because the National Security Agency refused to grant Justice Department lawyers security clearance.”

Some useful links:

Zfone – Secure Encrypted Voice over IP
The GNU Privacy Guard – Public-key encryption
OpenSSH – Secure shell / machine-to-machine data transfer
Tor – An anonymous Internet communication system
TorPark – easy Tor setup for Windows