Not a fed, but good op sec is to assume I am. Getting ahead of trolls. Some historical artifacts collecting dust from my studies. The middle book was from a ~2005 computer forensics course. Wrote forensics software prior to this. This was a course at a university where I got a B.S. in Computer Science. The distro to your right I had a hand in developing. I studied criminology in college & prior to that the rules of evidence, chain of custody, and 1990 era law enforcement manuals and procedures.
1st day of Crypto6 trial: We had a mini protest outside the court. Good turnout with ~25 supporters. Unfortunately the court has taken steps to stop the public and Crypto6 supporters from attending. Despite the court not having required masks for a year nor CDC recommending it the court has implemented a new mask & ID requirement. 4+ denied over masks & 3+ over ID. I missed 45 min waiting for the big boss marshal Joe to only be explicitly denied entry. Ian's wife & Joa also got denied entry.
Ian Freeman of the Crypto6 is again free to utilize his choice of operating system: GNU/Linux. The feds took away his freedom in ~ May of 2021 after an arrest for the bastardly crime of selling crypto. The federal government has been attacking the use of free software via the use of bail restrictions since at least the 1990s. It took Ian a year and pricey lawyers to get a ruling to lift this unreasonable and burdensome restriction on his right to utilize the software of his choice. @FTL_Ian
When the government does it they call it "electronic monitoring software", but when you do it they call it "spyware" and a crime. hmmm something is wrong with this picture. This is in relation to a prior motion to have the governments spyware removed from Crypto6 dissident Ian Freeman's devices. They at first admit they installed spyware- and then put in a follow up motion to clarify it's not spyware but "electronic monitoring software"!
Here is the raw evidence:
Support freedom every day! This summer I created dirty fiat grudgingly accepted, cryptocurrencies and goldback preferred stickers for the freedom minded attending the Free State Project's annual summer festival: The Porcupine Freedom Festival & the more decentalized Forkfest. Well, thanks to Bill we now have an even more awesome mini wooden version of the sticker. https://www.thinkpenguin.com/gnu-linux/dirty-fiat-grudgingly-accepted-cryptocurrencies-goldback-preferred-sign
Rogers Campground has mini golf! Who knew! And people thought Forkfest wasn't family friendly. Today a dozen of us Forkfesters turned out for the first ever annual mini-golf sports thingy (hey- I may have won, but I'm still not athletic nor do I follow or understand any of this sportsball stuff). That said everyone had a blast. Warning: Libertarians have a different understanding of family friendly. If you object to nudity, alcohol, unpopular speech, or other non-violent stuff please stay away.
More pictures from Forkfest! Great turn out and fantastic day. Many of us went to Ian Freeman's hearing and tonight there is a fire going. This is just a small sample of some of the goings on at Forkfest. This morning I bought breakfast with goldbacks! A form of money made from real gold on the form of a bill.
Court room sketches thanks to Joa from Ian's ankle bracelet removal hearing (of the Crypto6). The good news is that the hearing went really well. The judge didn't buy any of the BS the prosecutor had to say about Ian being a flight risk or their alluding to people he knows evading justice by fleeing the country. In fact the prosecution refused to provide any evidence of anyone fleeing the US and couldn't pin point a single crypto wallet they supposedly know he has and is 'withholding' info on.
Those of us at Forkfest @ Rogers Campground in the white mountains of New Hampshire are having a blast! Why aren't you here with us? Kids are playing in the pool & on the playground. Adults are having entertaining conversations, good food, and tonight there is a bit of a party going at the NHexit & Free Talk Live & Forkfest sites. If you are here come on over and join us! We're near Wormtown which is a vendor near the entrance of the park.
Forkfest has officially begun! If you missed the Porcupine Freedom Festival don't worry! It's not too late to come up for Forkfest. Forkfest is the more decentralized no-on-is-in control variant held at Rogers Campground this week. It's not too late to join us: https://forkfest.party
Freedom Decrypted Podcast @ the Porcupine Freedom Festival & ThinkPenguin.com ! We brought How To Crypto & How To Matrix cards as well as free software wireless routers. We setup a mesh wireless network throughout the campground using these little beasts of a router and have promoted peer-to-peer briar messaging app as well as bofang radios for more decentralized communications @ the fest's. Its not too late to come up at least to Forkfest happening next week: https://forkfest.party
Ian Freeman gave a talk on the Crypto6 case today with a great history interwoven as to how Free Talk Live got off the ground and the early years of the Free State Project. The communities first encounter with the FBI, and how one man has been focused on taking out the Free State Project for a over a decade (mostly failing of course since no one here is violent like the FBI is). Learn more at https://TheCrypto6.com and Ian's amazing speech eventually should be posted at https://FreeKeene.com
CEO of ThinkPenguin, Inc, co-host of Freedom Decrypted & syndicated radio show Free Talk Live, & crypto accepting Mighty Moose Marts. FreedomDecrypted.com
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