Governments Covertly Fund Internet Freedom Activists

Seth list at
Sat Feb 28 18:22:39 PST 2015

On Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:44:16 -0800, mo <moritz at> wrote:

> Well. Duh.
> As a happy recipient of this totally laundered crazy government money,
> and, yes, if you don't read any of the documents these entities provide
> it may come as a complete surprise to you, I am quite happy about them
> having to preserve some privacy.
> Can't we be happy that government money can actually (try to) do good?
> Does really /everything/ have to be The Reptilian Conspiracy?

I don't think it's so much about 'The Reptilian Conspiracy' as it is about  
financial independence. The government money many times comes with strings  
attached and the most corrosive aspect is that it eventually creates  
dependency and thus places the recipients under a significant measure of  

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