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Cyberattacks Could Become as Destructive as 9/11: Panetta

Cyberattacks Could Become as Destructive as 9/11: Panetta

Bloomberg Businessweek | By Gopal Ratnam on October 12, 2012 “U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said the Pentagon and American intelligence agencies are seeing an increase in cyber threats that could become as devastating as the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks if they aren’t stopped. “A cyber attack perpetrated by nation states or violent extremist groups […]

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There’s a good case for rethinking the way we supply and charge for electricity, but the government’s take on smart meters is a recipe for disaster

John Naughton | The Observer | October 11, 2012 Those whom the gods wish to destroy, they first make smart. “Smart” is an interesting adjective, as evidenced by the OED‘s extensive entry for it. The interpretation that is now ubiquitous is this: “Capable of independent and seemingly intelligent action.” As in “smartphones”. And, now, “smart […]

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Take Back Your Power Official Trailer

Take Back Your Power Official Trailer

Take Back Your Power is a historic community-funded film which exposes the technocratic “smart meter” agenda, by which corporations are currently attempting to quietly assert the basis for further control in the lives and homes of the world’s citizens. The film will also focus on specific solutions — which are presently available — for humanity […]

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Arm’s latest processors aim to stretch internet’s reach (to your refrigerator, medical equipment and much more)

BBC News | March 13, 2012 | Leo Kelion Arm Holdings has unveiled what it describes as the “world’s most energy-efficient microprocessor” design. The firm says that microcontrollers based on the “Flycatcher” architecture will pave the way for the “internet of things” – the spread of the net to a wider range of devices. It […]

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Americans Embrace “Smart” Gadgets Used to Spy on Them

Infowars.com | Steve Watson | March 16, 2012 CIA Head: We Will Spy On Americans Through Electrical Appliances Global information surveillance grid being constructed; willing Americans embrace gadgets used to spy on them CIA director David Petraeus has said that the rise of new “smart” gadgets means that Americans are effectively bugging their own homes, […]

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How privacy-conscious consumers are fooling, hacking smart meters

Natural News | Aurora Geib | July 15, 2012 “Curiously, in all this haste to accomplish the government’s energy program, no federal safeguards seem to have been designed to protect customer information from being accessed by others – information that smart meters could be sending (the activist group may have a point on this one). […]

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Australia: Smart meter data shared far and wide

The Age | September 23, 2012| Vince Chadwick, Craig Butt, Henrietta Cook “Detailed information about electricity customers’ power usage, which gives insights into when a house is occupied, is being shared with third parties including mail houses, debt collectors, data processing analysts and government agencies. Customers with smart meters who sign up for Origin Energy’s […]

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