Re: Global JAM ECHELON Day

From rdom <>
Date Tue, 28 Sep 1999 08:00:55 -0400
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Hola Robert,

looks good--i still like the idea of -- NO SECRETS DAY!!--
as the AD TAG---just like EARTH DAY....

but the copy looks fine to me.

perhaps adding some what is Echelon links
would be helpful--at the bottom.


Robert Kemp wrote:

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> This is a rough draft.  I am submitting this for suggestions.  By Friday,
> October 1, I intend to send out a final copy to thousands of activists
> around the globe.  Your comments and/or critiques are most welcome.
> ''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''
> Some online activism has little tangible effect.  Not this.....
> We the monitored have decided to stand up against the very real, very
> intrusive, and ultimately oppressive global surveillance system known as
> Echelon.
> Echelon is a vast mainframe set up by the New World Disorder in order to
> monitor the world's electronic communications for subversive keywords.
> Every time you send someone an email with keywords like "revolution" and
> "hacktivism" [for instance], Echelon's computers make a note of it.  If you
> forward emails with regularity with words on Echelon's extensive keyword
> list, you may be marked for human "hands-on" monitoring.
> On October 21, 1999 , netizens around the globe are implored to send out at
> least one email with at least 50 keyword words.  You need not be privy to
> knowing exactly what words Echelon uses.  It is safe to assume that words
> such as "revolution" and "manifesto" and "revolt" [etc.] will work.  Just be
> sure to sound as subversive as possible.  There isn't even any need to write
> a cohesive paragraph or sentence.  Echelon's computers does not understand
> the language anyway.  It only knows to look for certain words.  By doing
> this we can at least temporarily jam the global surveillance system.
> This day of action will be timed to preceed Stop Police Brutality Day by one
> day so that emails about actions can be sent out with little scrutiny due to
> what will already be an enormous workload for Echelon.
> Now is a chance for anyone, regardless of computer expertise, to become an
> instant hacktivist - best of all, no software is needed [other than your
> regular email program].
> Of course, feel free to conduct such subversiveness any time.  The larger
> Echelon's workload, the freer our speech.
> After October 1, we ask global netizens to merely stop censoring themselves
> for fear of spooky scrutiny.  By merely deciding to speak in the spirit of
> unabashedly subverting the DOMINANCE paradigm, we will make it quite
> difficutl for Echelon to do its job.
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