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Bullshit US Lawmakers: Cyber Attacks Will Have Consequences

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Members of a U.S. congressional panel have expressed concern about the threat cyber attacks from other nations pose to U.S. national security.  Some lawmakers are calling on the Obama administration to make sure governments which might be encouraging or tolerating

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Posted in Government Control, World News

Hackers Target US-Based North Korean Rights Group

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A Washington-based organization that monitors human rights in North Korea says hackers attacked its website on the same day a cyber attack hit South Korean banks and broadcasters. Greg Scarlatoiu, the executive director for the Committee for Human Rights in

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Posted in Censorship, Human Rights, World News

Government Control: The Non-Existent ‘Cyber War’ Is Nothing More Than A Push For More Government Control

Reason’s recent post, “Cyber War: Still Not a Thing,” addresses the claims of various politicians that America is under constant attack from hackers and other cyber criminals. While various DDoS attacks on prominent government websites would seem to indicate a

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Posted in Government Control, Human Rights, Internet Censorship

Who, And Where, Are The Greatest Threats To Internet Security?

The web has been humming with talk this week – talk, concern, worry and general shpilkes – about Internet security.  There’s good reason: not only are there renewed questions about just which hacker group is responsible for what cyber-attack, but

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Posted in Human Rights

Anonymous – Operation Malaysia Successful

The Malaysian Government became the latest target of the online hacker group Anonymous last night. At least 41 government sites were disrupted by the attack, although the Malaysian Government is not releasing the specific names of the sites in question.

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Posted in Human Rights

A Look Back 30 Years: Top 25 Censored News Stories of 1981 – #9. DEFENSE VULNERABILITY AND THE HIGH COST OF WHISTLE-BLOWING

The central nervous system of America‘s military machine is a data processing network called Wimex. The prime function of Wimex is to provide the President and the Secretary of Defense the means to 1) receive warning and intelligence information, 2)

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