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originally posted by: Bloodydagger
As strange as it sounds, I fully believe that the Internet will be the front line for the next world war. We'll call it "Cyber warfare: The Battleground of the future"
I am not sure how this will come about, but it seems to me that Hackers are the new Terrorists and are becoming a bigger threat than anyone ever imagined. An unseen anonymous enemy is the scariest kind of enemy.
Interesting Article Here Regarding This
Two sources told Recode that Sony is using hundreds of computers in Asia to perform distributed denial of service, or DDoS, attacks on sites that are hosting exposed files from the original hack
Sony has used Amazon Web Services to launch Distributed Denial of Service attacks on sites carrying files stolen from its network, according to Re/code.
Those attacks apparently involved "hundreds of computers" in Tokyo and Singapore.
Amazon reportedly issued a statement to Re/code denying the claim, but the language it used was vague: "The activity being reported is not currently happening on AWS."
originally posted by: tadaman
a reply to: TM62
We would also die in the millions. No food or water or electricity or communications, hospitals, police, fire, ect ect.
Ever seen the movie Metropolis?
We need the system as much as they do at this point.
No anarchy. That would just be suicide for us all.
Metropolis is a 1927 German expressionist epic science fiction drama film directed by Fritz Lang. A silent film, it was produced by Erich Pommer in the Babelsberg Studios by Universum Film A.G.. It is regarded as a pioneering work of science fiction genre in movies, being among the first feature length movies of the genre.
Made in Germany during the Weimar Period, Metropolis is set in a futuristic urban dystopia, and follows the attempts of Freder, the wealthy son of the city's ruler, and Maria, a poor worker, to overcome the vast gulf separating the classes of their city. Metropolis was filmed in 1925, at a cost of approximately five million Reichsmarks, making it the most expensive film ever released up to that point. The motion picture's futuristic style is influenced by the work of Futurist Italian architect, Antonio Sant'Elia.
The film was met with a mixed response upon its initial release, with many critics praising its technical achievements and social metaphors while others derided its "simplistic and naïve" presentation. Because of its long running-time and the inclusion of footage which censors found questionable, Metropolis was cut substantially after its German premiere: large portions of the film were lost over the subsequent decades.