posted on Jul, 15 2011 @ 04:23 PM
The Pentagon has concluded that computer sabotage coming from another country can constitute an act of war, a finding that for the first time opens
the door for the U.S. to respond using traditional military force.
Read more: online.wsj.com...
How can this new policy be carried out?
If a 15 year old in Toulouse sets up a cyber attack on the Pentagon, will the US then bomb France? France has been an ally of the United States since
I'd love to hear ATS' members perspective on this - it is now official U.S. policy.
And by the way, I have seen few front page headlines about this new policy. The link above is from the "Tech" section of the Wall Street Journal.
Der Spiegel does have an excellent, very detailed article on this subject in German. I could not find an English translation of it.