Cyberterror Fearmongering Eroding Privacy Online

Via RT:

The threat of cyberterrorism is being ramped up daily from political officials who say that it will soon be the number one threat facing the U.S. But is this government fearmongering being used to severely impede privacy and capitalize off the elimination of Net Neutrality? Abby Martin explores for RT:

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  • Mr Willow

    Pretty standard fare at this point: Identify some bogeyman—or even a potentially legitimate threat—and say “They’re coming for your [insert valuable thing here]!” or “They’re corrupting society!” using that as justification for censorship or constant monitorisation, or for subjugating populations outright. 

  • rtb61

    What an ass hat Obama (talk about a right wing freak in a liberal skin) is becoming counter-terrorism weapons of mass destruction because you can email a suicide bomber in an attachment, what a load of crap.
    Yet any infrastructure not connected to the world wide web remains 100% totally secure, so the only thing that makes infrastructure insecure from the oh ah cyber terrorist bogeyman are the idiots in charge of it.

  • marvin nubwaxer

    hey, let’s create another grotesquely  bloated security agency.

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