Last month, Editor David Swindle introduced NRB guests to the sagacious Douglas Rushkoff and his latest work, Digital Nation. Joining the author in his musings about the mental dribble and dung that accounts for much of what is consumed by the “Digital Nation,” Swindle posed the question:
“Is the Internet Destroying Our Lives or Enriching Them?”
Iran’s clerical rulers, who succeeded in suppressing widespread demonstrations last week by blanketing Tehran with security, are escalating a cyberwar to combat the increasingly powerful role of the internet in mobilising their opponents. Visitors to the website of the main challenger in last June’s disputed presidential election were greeted by an image of the Iranian […]
CNET was the first to report on prospective tracking of American citizens using cell phone technology, but this week Barack Obama becomes the Dark Knight himself, seizing the opportunity to spy on every American through unfettered access to their cell phone records, physical locations and internet use.
In the movie the Dark Knight, Batman uses cell phone technology to [...]
Tran Huynh Duy Thuc, left, and Le Cong Dinh were sentenced to long prison terms in Vietnam
Tonight, Glen Beck will air his must-see special on communism, which should artfully recount the historical development of that inherently evil, political ideology. While Beck’s narrative will focus on the past, we must not lose sight of the fact [...]
VOA reports on a hotbed of militant Islamist extremism where Muslims are instructed to evade law enforcement … in order to congratulate them on their work with law enforcement fighting extremism.
Robert Spencer posted at Jihad Watch yesterday about how VOA got snowed by Hamas-linked CAIR into doing public relations on their behalf. What does this [...]
WASHINGTON — Militants in Iraq have used $26 off-the-shelf software to intercept live video feeds from U.S. Predator drones, potentially providing them with information they need to evade or monitor U.S. military operations. Senior defense and intelligence officials said Iranian-backed insurgents intercepted the video feeds by taking advantage of an unprotected communications link in some […]