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Originally posted by kernalpanic
He doesn't have to 'shut off the internet' he can just turn off your IP or block the MAC from your modem/router. This can all be done at the ISP. You can fantasize how hackers can create their own wireless network, but the reality is that you'll have no range unless you and next door timmy are going to talk to each other...then why not just go outside?
Originally posted by ElectroMagnetic Multivers
And it begins.
Next they will claim that Conficker is in too deep and it must be stopped, at any costs!
/insert [New Internet]
/Make websites apply for 'licenses'
/Guess the rest
I'm actually dissapointed in them, they are getting so transparent the more arrogant and confident they become.
[edit on 8-4-2009 by ElectroMagnetic Multivers]
Originally posted by mithrawept
I think this is a real threat.
I've been looking at Tor networks. Check out: Tor
If the internet is really shutdown, it could be a way of keeping ATS 'on the air' or forming information cells.
Originally posted by crisko
As a Sys Admin for an ISP, I can tell you it would be impossible to turn off the internt. Sure, the U.S. could shut down the root servers, but other nations would jump at the chance to bring some of their own online. In fact, the U.S. is being pushed to do exactly this.
At most, all any goverment can to is filter what you can and cannot see, and you would never know it. I have been to China, Google appears to work fine if you lived there and didn't know any better. Searches only produce goverment "approved" results.
How do you know the U.S. / U.K. / E.U. isn't doing this to you? You wouldn't know.
This bill is designed to allow for more oversight into Financial Institutions as well as give the president the power to shut down government networks in the event of a breach (which would most likely come from China).
[edit on 8-4-2009 by crisko]
Originally posted by wonderworld
reply to post by 31337
You cant very well going around knocking off all the Bildebergs, G20, Illuminati Elites.
Many want to, however they would instantly be replaced to second in command.
There is no stopping it. I’m an optimist but this is different.
Protesting hasnt worked, calling our representitives hasnt worked. It's too big and well organized.
Originally posted by AlienChaser
reply to post by Jay-in-AR
They are going to try and make it a fair system to all. If they didn't, people wouldn't accept it... and overthrow them.
Point taken, but I think it will be more designed to appear to be fair, only to avoid a revolt. I think it is a dangerous gamble to believe that in the end will get this.
Eventually, the global monarchy will be replaced by a global republic, but there isn't any reason to force this. For forcing it will be to the detriment of everyone.
A united earth could be a very beneficial and desirable thing. The problem I have is with the way it's coming and the level of control that is appearing. I would like to be able to live in a worldwide community of peace and advancement, where our acheivements would be individual enlightenment and the betterment of mankind. This would truly be utopia. The risk is a humanity dominated by an elite group of eugenists who only want to better their own at the expence of everyone else.