Re: What a lie!
Think it's quite valid actually and a good way of circumventing surveillance by using a common configuration and a fingerprint which would go unnoticed as unique to evade.
Send an email from any US friendly nation with the header 'Hi dad pic of the home made birthday card the kids are sending you.
Embed your 'White house down or Olympus has fallen plans' in the jpeg image and would it get through, I think every time the metadata and the email would not get flagged as supicious.
Anonimity by obscurity.