The Obama administration’s vows to fight UN efforts for “global governance” of the Internet ring hollow.
The UN’s upcoming summit on “global governance” of the Internet bodes ill for freedom in cyberspace, as official representation is tilted heavily toward the side of totalitarian repression.
As the UN Internet Summit in September approaches, globalists are stepping up the propaganda blitz to give the UN taxing, censoring, surveillance, and governing powers over all Internet usage.
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed a secret NSA program called “MonsterMind” in an interview with Wired magazine's James Bamford August 12. The program is an automated prediction and response to possible cyber attacks against the United States, analyzing patterns of data flow into and out of the country, and automatically counter-attacking against the “wrong” type of patterns.
The Department of Defense is funding several studies looking for ways to influence social media behavior. By Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.
A plot by the Obama administration to impose Internet IDs on Americans is now officially being rolled out, with pilot programs for the controversial online “driver’s license” scheme already beginning in both Michigan and Pennsylvania. According to the White House, the virtual “Identity Ecosystem” being funded and pushed by the federal government is supposed to make the Internet more “secure” and “convenient.” Critics across the political spectrum, however, are warning that the Orwellian scheme only makes it more convenient for the feds to spy on people, control the public, and suppress dissent.
Will real-life Terminators soon roam modern battlefields? Killer robots don’t currently exist, but whether they should be developed and the implications of such technology are the subjects of a debate at the UN Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW), taking place Tuesday through Thursday this week.