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Liberal Dilemma: No More “Piss Christ”

Written by Gary North on January 9, 2015

Liberals are already counting the costs of Muslim terrorism. Here is a liberal’s dilemma. “If I run cartoons ridiculing Muhammad, I may get killed.” Check. “If I keep running materials ridiculing Christians, I won’t get killed, but I may be accused of inconsistency and cowardice.” Check. “Discretion is the better part of valor.” Check. Politico’s […]

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Governments Are Desperate to Limit the Internet. Too Late.

Written by Gary North on January 3, 2015

Around the world, governments are trying to limit the Internet. These efforts are futile. The technology of evading the government is governed by Moore’s law: a doubling of capacity every 12 months. The governments are governed by Parkinson’s law: “Work expands so as to fill the time allotted for its completion.” We see headlines like […]

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FBI Issues Warning on Sony-like Cyberattacks on Businesses

Written by Gary North on December 2, 2014


CNBC ran this headline for a Reuters story: FBI warns US businesses of ‘destructive’ malware. The FBI warned U.S. businesses that hackers have used malicious software to launch destructive attacks in the United States, following a devastating cyberattack last week at Sony Pictures Entertainment. The five-page, confidential “flash” warning issued to businesses late on Monday […]

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“Break Up Google,” Threatens EU. (Better Yet, Break Up the EU.)

Posted on November 22, 2014


The European parliament is poised to call for a break-up of Google, in one of the most brazen assaults so far on the technology group’s power. The gambit increases the political pressure on the European Commission, the EU’s executive arm, to take a tougher line on Google, either in its antitrust investigation into the company […]

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Wordwide WiFi Internet vs. the Public Schools: 2025

Written by Gary North on September 25, 2014


What if everyone on earth could hook up to the Internet? Facebook plans to engineer this. Next year, it says, the company will test a drone the size of a 747. It will fly very high, be powered by the sun, be very light, and will carry satellite transmitters for WiFi. By 2020, Facebook expects […]

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The Futility of Ideological Spam

Written by Gary North on September 11, 2014


Every day, I get spam in my mailbox. I don’t really mind the spam in Chinese. Or the spam in Spanish. Or the spam in French. Or even the spam in Russian. I just blip it. I don’t know why somebody sent it to me, but I don’t care one way or the other. I […]

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NWO Tilts at Windmills: Controlling the Internet

Posted on August 29, 2014


In a recent essay entitled, “The Strategic Significance of the Internet Commons,” former Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff describes cyberspace and the Internet as a “global commons” that must come under “global governance.” This is the latest salvo in an ongoing campaign by a disparate congeries of internationalists, socialists, communists, and jihadists to turn […]

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