Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Says here that next week VOIP calls from major providers must be made tappable by good ol' Homeland Security. Seig heil and all that.

Um, guys? Word from an old techie? We don't need Skype to make a VOIP call. We were making VOIP calls before some enterprising businessman decided to hook it up to the main phone system.

Anyone can use some easy to find software and make a PC to PC VOIP call without bothering Skype. And here's the kicker: you can encrypt the communications.

So who the hell are they trying to listen to? Can you name one -- ONE -- terrorist (what is that, anyway?) that uses the internet to do anything sneaky?

The "enemy" doesn't use VOIP. We the people do. They want to listen in on us, on peace protestors and Democrats, oh my.