Sources: The Smoking Gun, Philly.com, BBC News, via Slashdot
quote: "Failing to compare anonymous video/audio fingerprints protects only one group of customers -- copyright pirates"
quote: "Failing to compare anonymous text fingerprints protects only one group of customers -- Terrorist who dare to use flagged words""Failing to compare anonymous state criticism fingerprints protects only one group of customers -- People exercising their right to dissent""Failing to compare anonymous [whatever you send] fingerprints protects only one group of customers -- [whatever group you belong to"
quote: You seriously believe that only media file attachments can have "fingerprints" that are looked for?I can calculate CRCs for the word "bomb" followed by various proper nouns and have that "fingerprint" checked against the content of the email.
quote: That movie was a real bomb.
quote: SunTrust just canceled the accounts of a gun/pawn shop owner because his was a "Prohibited Business Type." Wanna know who prohibited it? Look up "Operation Choke Point." If you can't stop those you politically oppose legally, just influence a bunch of private partners to put them out of business. That's what's going on here.
quote: But what does that have to do with Microsoft?