Well, they got what they want...

John Kelsey kelsey.j at ix.netcom.com
Mon Jul 25 05:12:49 PDT 2005

>From: Tyler Durden <camera_lumina at hotmail.com>
>Sent: Jul 23, 2005 9:17 PM
>To: steve49152 at yahoo.ca, cypherpunks at jfet.org
>Subject: Re: Well, they got what they want...

>Saw a local security expert on the news, and he stated the
>obvious: Random earches and whatnot are going to do zero
>for someone determined, but "might" deter someone who was
>"thinking about" blowing up the A train. In other words,
>everyone here in NYC knows that we've given up a lot for
>the sake of the appearence of security, but no one seems to
>give a damn.

I think the reality is a bit different.  The random searches
won't keep someone who's planning an attack from trying to
carry it out, but it may delay their attack, if they made
plans based on the old security setup, not the new one.  It
may also convince them to shift the attack to a new target.


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