The NSA is scary. I get it. I have slightly less sympathy for you (a U.S. citizen) as I am not a U.S. citizen — which makes my situation all-the-more precarious, BUT:
GrokLaw is needed now, more than ever. The war against the common human is open on many fronts — privacy, intellectual “property”, police powers without oversight, the “war” on drugs — everyone’s list is a little different, but the war on the common human is real.
It’s only real as long as we fight. And Groklaw is a key tool in the fight against one of the major fronts of this war. Can I (we, anyone) guarantee your safety, your honor,… your sanity? Nope. You’re already The Hero. You had already accepted The Call.
I’m writing this on the news that Microsoft, Oracle and other of their ilk are appealing the Oracle vs. Google decision from earlier this year. This is not the only intellectual “property” legal news, but it’s a big story. Groklaw is needed. PJ is needed.
Heck, I’d run it myself if I were able. I care deeply about my privacy and about the overreach of both law enforcement and spying, but they are just one front in this conflict over which I have little control. I get that you find it creepy to be watched. I get that posting on Groklaw probably has you watched more often than not. What you achieve is so much larger than the sum of its parts.
Reboot Groklaw, please.