Friday, February 11, 2011

Internet Control

Yes, it's possible.  Here's a link to an interesting article from Eureka Street, an online publication from Australia.  Titled Preparing to Kill the Internet (Michael Mullins), the author presents an overview of the response of President Obama to the Egyptian government's shutting down of the internet over the last few weeks.  His address included the usual declaration — 'we stand for universal values, including the rights of the Egyptian people to freedom of assembly, freedom of speech, and the freedom to access information'.   What wasn't mentioned was freedom of access to the internet.  And the U.S. itself is introducing an Act to protect cyberspace in the event of cyber warfare.   ... just putting it out there... 

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