Stuff we've discussed on IRC.
Posted by ats at 2014-02-12 10:19
Said form is actually hosted by a site that's registered in the US and hosted somewhere on the North American continent.
And makes calls out to ajax.googleapis.com.
So the Don't Spy On Us petition is, indeed, spying on us.
... and when you sign it, even if you've told it not to send you email, it sends you email with instructions on how to report that you've signed it to at least two organisations that are known to be complicit in the spying it's arguing against.