19th August 06:00
OT; gw's plans for you and the net (virus)
my suspicion is that you will see increasing virus and **** "threats"
requiring increasing interference in the form of more intrusive
"updates" and history tracking as well as blocking of "dangerous"
the millons forming initial protests against the iraq war that sprung
up worldwide are a sign of folks getting together and talking among
ourselves without corporate filters.
this has been made possible by the net and if the bush junta et al are
to continue amassing power the netmust be limited and controlled.
kiddie ****, drug peddling, viruses, hacking, and the like will be the
rational behind this effort.
betcha' a whole dollar.
Enter Dubya's Critical Infrastructure Protection Board (CIPB), which
the unelected one created with a flourish of his pen (another
executive order, a most popular way to rule vassals). The men and
women around Bush want to require internet service providers, ISPs, to
build a centralized network capable of monitoring where you go, what
you look at and read, what you write in your email -- and all in
real-time. Of course, they don't say this. What they say is they want
to protect you against viruses and terrorist attacks. They want to
shield you from Osama bin Laden and Saddam Hussein, who are
everywhere, ready to attack, even on the internet (Osama's cave in
Tora Bora, don't you know, bristled with computers and crack virus
check it out. a very slanted but interesting read.