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Wednesday, September 28, 2005
The plaything of dictators
[Houlin] Zhao a director of the U.N.'s International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and a former senior Chinese-government official, is a leader in the United Nations's effort to supplant the United States government in the supervision of the Internet...
Only dictators, and, perhaps, the doctrinaire internationalists who so often abet them, stand to gain from placing the Internet under "international" control...
China, a major proponent of a U.N.-administered Internet, already operates the world's largest and most advanced system of online censorship.
Okay enough, I says. It is time to rally the hackers and other sundry computer shut-ins around the world to take on the Communist Chinese, get them to blow Beijing's censorship apart, ping them to pieces, torment them with torrent. Instead of devising screwball viruses, trojans and whatnot, do something historic. (Am I sounding like your mother? "Why don't you do something with your life.") Hey, a bunch of poorly shaved rabblerousers from a Polish shipyard took on the Soviets and eventually won... Instead of Solidarity, we could call it Hackidarity.
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Watch Canada come out in support of UN-based Internet policing. Your idea for hacking the Chinese system to death is a good one. And there are hackers out there who can do it.
Posted by: Raging Ranter | 2005-09-28 10:38:36 PM
But most "hactivists" are of the Indymedia variety. For them, reading emails of CIA agents somehow helps the state of democracy.
But atleast thank the Good Lord above for the folks at Internet Haganah, as they are confronting at least one of the enemies of freedom.
Posted by: Sancho | 2005-09-29 1:28:04 AM
I wonder if we could consider as a citizenship, to join in that EU KM Board thread to cook up the strategy to bring Yahoo and Google to sponsor their way into the completion of one another's position, by connecting into the movement of open source KM with the BBC, CBC and ABC(Australia) as a starting base for the public broadcasting and democracy to update the efficiency and health of freedom? for a serious look into the matter, this link is the core activist of the idea:
He also works from here: http://www.knowledgeboard.com/cgi-bin/item.cgi?id=129672&d=pnd
Yahoo officially took a stand for caution with China, 2 weeks ago.
Google is spreading the wings of free speech and open source KM without frontiers.
Time is here to build the welcome zone for the meeting of the 2 in joining the youthfulness and wisdom, intelligence and learning, caution and creativity, progress and environment to all gather up in the rising hope of renewal by all and for all...
Public broadcasters, the Internet and education for renewal of www with the KDN.
Here is what KDN is about and how it is incubated:
Posted by: Benoit Couture | 2005-09-30 5:33:24 AM
Mo Strong bought a outfit called espeed - I believe it is an internet engine to control the internet. Google E-speed and find it all - it is a quigmire of connections with global warming as the centerpiece to impoverish industrial nations and get some REAL communism in this world.
Posted by: jema54 | 2005-10-01 11:52:36 AM
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