I tried a paper bag, but it was very hard to find books.
On Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 4:34 PM, Kyle Banerjee <[log in to unmask]>
> On Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 3:02 PM, Jason Bengtson <[log in to unmask]>
> > ...
> > Generally speaking, I think surveillance is wretched stuff. But there
> is a
> > point at which the hand wringing becomes a bit much. I agree with Jon in
> > that, while things are at a critical point, the technologies of security
> > and anonymity will inevitable improve. In fact, the cruddy state of
> > has been adding momentum to that progress...
> And there are always the tried and tested technologies that have been
> around for ages. For example, if users wore paper bags over their heads, it
> would protect their anonymity and afford some privacy while they used
> resources in the library -- particularly when they need assistance.
> Anonymous checkout privileges secured with a bitcoin deposit could ensure
> As things stand, many if not most library staff know all kinds of things
> about their users. The paper bag solution (actually another material should
> be chosen to make it safer for smokers) is a major step towards rectifying
> this privacy and service issue. ;-)
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