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KISS YOUR INTERNET GOOD-BYE

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posted on Apr, 7 2003 @ 11:54 AM
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KISS YOUR INTERNET GOOD-BYE


By Servando Gonzlez
April 6, 2003
NewsWithViews.com

In a short, but forceful article, Peter Sparacino pointed out that constitutional tools are no longer valid in our losing battle against a government out of control, rapidly becoming a totalitarian dictatorship. According to Sparacino, neither the ballot box, nor the jury box can be used to stop its advances -- not even the cartridge box. The only thing left to fight back, he states, is freedom of the press.


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[Edited on 7-4-2003 by William]




posted on Apr, 7 2003 @ 01:11 PM
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it's a figment of our imaginations....the alternative is not very pleasant....



posted on Apr, 7 2003 @ 01:15 PM
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How it will happen? One of these days, out of the blue, the Internet will be used for launching a devastating terrorist attack on the United States. Somehow, this cyberattack will cost the lives of scores of American citizens. In order to avoid more damage, the government, putting to good use the recently approved anti-terrorist laws, will shut the Internet down and ban the use of the Internet as we know it.



Sloppy piece of fiction writing at best.

This author is complete unfamiliar with Internet technology and its pervasive involvement in nearly every aspect of life. For example:

7/11 cash registers will no function without an Internet connection
Over 80% of all gas pumps in the US require an active Internet connection
Buisness e-mail correspondance accounts for about 2/3 of all business correspondance (including fax and phone)
All travel planning requires the Internet
---and so on---

Removing access to the Internet would have catastrophic global economic implications not unlike suddenly removing electricity from the world.

Securing the Internet is another matter... something potentially more scary and likely.



posted on Apr, 7 2003 @ 01:25 PM
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The firewall has blocked internet access to your computer (NetBIOS Name) from 218.22.212.94 (UDP Port 1025)

Now this one....The firewall has blocked Internet access to your computer (NetBIOS Name) from 62.139.94.58 (UDP Port 1032)

OMG....yet a third - The firewall has blocked access to your computer (NetBIOS Name) 200.66.212.41 (UDP Port 1285)

Sh*t, now a fourth!!!!! The firewall has blocked Internet access to your computer (NetBIOS Name) from 66.109.249.14 (UDP Port 1027)

The above is NO joke! My firewall honestly did display those blockage warnings.

What does this mean? Is it me, is it memorex - or is it ATS?

I get blocked access warnings every two or three minutes - sometimes three in a batch. Can anyone here give me some information about this BS?

Sincerely,
Deep



posted on Apr, 7 2003 @ 07:21 PM
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Originally posted by Never Sleeps
The only thing left to fight back, he states, is freedom of the press.

not even the press cares for public opinion anymore.



posted on Apr, 8 2003 @ 08:35 AM
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That you are using a broadband connection.... Though fast, we're also more susceptible to attacks by hackers trying to piggyback bandwidth. The good news is, at least your firewall is blocking them! If you want, get a tracer program, then report the information to the originating isp provider



posted on Apr, 8 2003 @ 12:03 PM
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Originally posted by William



7/11 cash registers will no function without an Internet connection
Over 80% of all gas pumps in the US require an active Internet connection
Buisness e-mail correspondance accounts for about 2/3 of all business correspondance (including fax and phone)
All travel planning requires the Internet
---and so on---


You need to read more than one paragraph

But most government agencies rely heavily on the Internet. How can they function without it? No problem. The replacement already exists; it is called Internet 2, reportedly a consortium being led by more than 200 universities working in partnership with industry and government to develop and deploy advanced network applications and technologies, accelerating the creation of tomorrow's Internet. But, contrary to the deceptive techno-babbling rhetoric, Internet 2 is nothing more than a controlled Internet, similar to the one currently in place in totalitarian countries like China and Cuba.



posted on Apr, 8 2003 @ 12:16 PM
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I2 is nothing more than something for the other people.

It won't replace the current Internet, not for a long time at least. It would be like changing everyone/everything from AC to DC electricity.



posted on Apr, 8 2003 @ 12:27 PM
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Don't get paranoid because of that. People do port scans and crap like that all the time.

I think some people forgot what the internet was supposed to be. I can assure you, the intention of making this communication tool was not for common people to get 3,000 emails a day offering viagra, porn, and mortage information. It's clear something needs to be done because these problems continue to get worse. Another problem people have is that they keep bitching about rights. What the hell rights are you talking about? The bill of rights? Freedom of the press? Are you stupid enough to think the United States owns the internet and that you're guaranteed things here? The US will shut down the internet? Come on. What do you think will happen? John Citizen comes home signs on AOL and gets "you've got nothing, the internet is dead" and everyone just says OK and goes back to sewing socks?

The internet is not in one country, it is not regulated like Broadcast Television, and it will not go away whether a government wants it to or not.



posted on Apr, 8 2003 @ 12:39 PM
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Originally posted by Djarums
People do port scans and crap like that all the time.

not only people... but normal web pages can be scripted to do this as well... it's not really a big deal... i get 'red alerts' all the time from certain websites.



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