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Tag Archives: internet

Putin wants to wall off the Internet

It’s good to remember that this guy is a big big government autocrat and a veteran of the KGB. The entire country is a cleptocacy and compliance to the Putin Plan is requisite for pretty much everyone.

The Great Internet Wall of China has proven moderately effective at best. Millions of people break through it daily. Russia, home of many highly talented hackers would probably have the same problem.

Isn’t it interesting how the powers that be, whether in Moscow, Beijing, London, or Washington are so concerned about the flow of information? Information itself is a threat. The truth is a threat.

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Why Rand Paul’s standing ovation at Berkeley really irritated partisan hacks

I think that Rand Paul is cracking a code which doesn’t really need cracking for small government folks outside of Washington DC. People are sick of the neoconservatives (who are not conservatives at all by the way – conservatives are not for waging war all over the planet in that name of some American ideal) and they are sick of supposedly small government Republicans spending as much or more than their big government Democratic brethren.

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Unleash The Lawyers! Mounting Costs Of NSA Scandal To Bleed US Tech For Years

As we’ve said, the technology sector is in some real trouble because of its partnership (in many instances) with the NSA.

Tech is probably the most important industry in the USA. And we export a lot of technology. However, overseas customers (and domestic ones too) are having second thoughts about buying from companies which have worked closely with US spy agencies. Orders are dropping around the world.

Now a new front may be opening for Silicon Valley, a legal one.

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