Monday, January 02, 2006

Who said the Germans are unthinking robots?

The Germanic peoples have had, for many decades (if not centuries), the undeserved reputation of being somehow predisposed to authoritarianism. History says that isn't true (well, it says it if you bother to read, anyway). Here's the latest entry, courtesy of Wired. It would seem that our freedom-minded European brethren have decided to strike back against the surveillance state--and do it on the cheap, with off-the-shelf hardware, as well.

Der gut.

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