Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Cyberspace Men

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-05/china-most-threatening-cyberspace-force-u-s-panel-says.html

The Internet is a dangerous place.  It's even more dangerous because the Communist Chinese are making it dangerous.  They have soldiers who's job it is to threaten cyberspace.  Think about the power of the Internet.  Banking is largely done on computers.  Imagine a cyberstrike that stops all our banking for a week.  Think of the ripple effect on the economy.

Think about our water systems.  Water is pumped, stored, cleaned and delivered at the command of computers.  Could you go without fresh water for a week?  If an Internet hacker were to stop the water flow, how would most cities survive without water for a week?  How about a week without electricity, or natural gas or other important facility?

If the Communist Chinese Peoples Army were to attack an American facility and cut our services.  What would our reaction be to that type of attack?  Would we be able to retaliate in kind?  Would that be enough?  Would we consider this a weapon of mass destruction and hit back with nuclear weapons?  These are questions we should be discussing; that's the view from the Hysterical Right Wing.

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