Privacy In The United States – Or The Total Lack Thereof

Last week I wrote Censorship In The United States – WARNING – Avoid U.S. Hosting And TLDs. My concern was simple – that too many of us use United States hosting companies and United States Top Level Domains. This is natural – the internet is after all an outgrowth of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency project to develop a communications system that was capable of surviving a nuclear war. The problem as I saw it, was that the United States, which was once a beacon of freedom and democracy, has become an Oligarchy.

That was my only concern. Oh, I also made the point that if your site was hosted in your home country, using your own country’s Top Level Domain, and there were problems, it would be far less expensive to fight, because things would be local to you.

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Censorship In The United States – WARNING – Avoid U.S. Hosting And TLDs

Once again I’m going to annoy a lot of people. However, what else is new?

It’s no longer safe to use United States based hosting, or to use Domain Names which use an American controlled TLD (Top-Level Domain).

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