So now, THE MAN won't trace me quite so easily. I've signed up for Relakks, an encrypted broadband proxy in Sweden, a country with nice privacy laws. In addition to keeping my own government from watching me, (which it most likely doesn't) I also won't have to worry about getting sued by any big nasty artificial monopolies here in the states.
Hooray for importing additional freedoms! To the right is my new "location", next to beautiful Stora vänsjön.
For anyone else who uses Kubuntu, here are the directions I used to easily set it up.