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Originally posted by NewAgeMan
reply to post by Hefficide
No no NO absolutely NO, they can go F themselves and I'm glad to see that Google is (apparently) opposed to it.
Originally posted by mee30
Btw has anyone else noticed that there must be a glitch or something going on here? For some reason I am showing as getting 2 stars on comment but my star rating is only going up by 1... Not that I give a damn about all that but I have just noticed... Or am I going crazy?
Sorry for the off topic post, but seeing as this thread is owned by a mod I thought I might as well give the heads up here.
Edit: Yup, it's happened again... Strange...edit on 23-11-2012 by mee30 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by cavalryscout
I don't think anyone is going to kill the internet. The idea is just ludicrous.
The global economy would come to a screeching halt. (and then collapse.)
Transportation would stop. Power plants would shut down.
Water plants would stop operating.
Communication would stop.
IF it was possible to kill the internet explain to me the motive.
Explain to me why this evil organization who controls the world governments would be so hell bent on destroying everything? How do they benefit?
If such a power exists wouldn't it be far simpler to maintain control of everything with the existance of the internet? Why would they destroy their most valuable tool?
The entire thing is nonsense.
It would also allow governments to shut down the internet if there is the belief that it may interfere in the internal affairs of other states or that information of a sensitive nature might be shared.
Originally posted by khimbar
reply to post by cavalryscout
Because it's not about 'killing the internet'.
It's about controlling it, taxing it, charging for it, censoring it, monitoring it. By corporations no one voted for.
a growing movement led by China, Russia and some Arab states to hand more control of the Web to the United Nations and place rules on the Internet