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BBC: Let's Kill the Internet and Start Over
Viewpoint: The internet is broken – we need to start over ... Last year, the level and ferocity of cyber-attacks on the internet reached such a horrendous level that some are now thinking the unthinkable: to let the internet wither on the vine and start up a new more robust one instead. On being asked if we should start again, many - maybe most - immediately argue that the internet is such an integral part of our social and economic fabric that even considering a change in its fundamental structure is inconceivable and rather frivolous. I was one of those. However, recently the evidence suggests that our efforts to secure the internet are becoming less and less effective, and so the idea of a radical alternative suddenly starts to look less laughable. – BBC/ Prof Alan Woodward, Department of Computing, University of Surrey
Dominant Social Theme: Look, can we talk? The Internet is paedophiles' best friend and a virus manufacturer besides. If we get rid of it, we'll all be a lot safer. And especially the children. Good Lord, the children! The children!
Free-Market Analysis: It is clear to us by now that the Anglosphere power elite is increasingly desperate to shut down the Internet any way it can. This article posted at the BBC (whether or not the author understands he's been enlisted on behalf of a larger Western elite agenda) is a good example of a sub dominant social theme within the context of this aim.
The power elite wants to run the world, and what we call the Internet Reformation has badly dented their plans. How does one run a secret, super-duper conspiracy to create a New World Order when one's every move is plastered on the Internet the very next day?
It's next to impossible. The elites have invested heavily in making their global operations "user friendly." They've tried to pretend that increasingly authoritarian Western governments and global facilities such as the IMF and UN have agendas that are entirely supportive of human rights and individual prosperity.
Nothing could be further from the truth. What the Internet has shown us with increasing clarity over this past decade is that Western banking elites and their enablers and associates will stop at nothing in their quest for ultimate power.
They wish for one-world government (the UN), a one-world military (NATO), a one-world court (the recently formed Soros-sponsored International Criminal Court), a one-world central bank (the IMF), etc.
The exposure of the elite's goals and its methodologies – its dependence on the corrupt counterfeiting practices of central banks for the trillion-dollar torrents of capital necessary to build world government – has led to an upswell of indignation and scrutiny around the world.
As a result, many of the elite's dominant social themes are beginning to founder and fail. The elites had high hopes apparently for installing a carbon currency around the world based on the fraudulent message of global warming. But the Internet helped reveal emails that exposed the fraud.
The so-called war on terror has long been revealed to be both fraudulent and unpopular. Creating a so-called long war to generate the kind of chaos that is necessary to move the world toward global governance is perhaps a good idea from an elite standpoint ... but not one that has worked out well.
As elite memes have degraded, the attacks on the Internet have stepped up. This article from the BBC is a good example of the kind of spurious justifications that are now being put forward to create a groundswell of support for the removal of a (somewhat) free and independent Internet.
We need to understand the root of the problem. In essence, the internet was never intended to be a secure network. The concept was developed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) as a means of allowing a distributed computer system to survive a nuclear attack on the US. Those who designed the Internet Protocol (IP) did not expect that someone might try to intercept or manipulate information sent across it.
As we expanded our use of the internet from large, centralised computers to personal computers and mobile devices, its underlying technology stayed the same. The internet is no longer a single entity but a collection of 'things' unified by only one item - IP - which is now so pervasive that it is used to connect devices as wide-ranging as cars and medical devices …
While not a popular view, I think that the current internet can only survive if adequate global governance is applied and that single, secure technology is mandated. This is obviously fraught with the much rehashed arguments about control of the internet, free speech, and so on. Then there is the Herculean task of achieving international agreement and a recognised and empowered governance body …
I think the answer lies somewhere in the middle. We can have areas of the internet that are governed by a global body and run on technologies which are inherently secure, and we can have areas which are known to be uncontrolled. They can coexist using the same physical networks, personal computers and user interface to access both but they would be clearly segregated such that a user would have to make a clear choice to leave the default safe zone and enter what has been described as "the seediest place on the planet".
This article is composed within the parameters of a typical elite dominant social theme. These are the promotional memes that the elites use to create ever-more authoritarian government. The idea is to frighten people into giving up control to specially prepared globalist entities.
In this case, the Internet itself is presented as a scary place, “the seediest place on the planet.” It is not, of course. It is, at root, simply a collection of electrons, and most of the abuses of privacy are likely taking place at the behest of Western intelligence agencies.
This is the part of the story that Dr. Woodward leaves out. Whether it is Facebook, Google, YouTube or Yahoo, US, European and British Intel agencies have apparently penetrated every part of these electronic facilities and are aggressively (and usually illegally) mining personal data from them.
One could make the argument, in fact, that without the intelligence abuses, the Internet would not have nearly so many difficulties. The chances are that many of its vulnerabilities were put in place by the very agencies that now claim the Internet is an unsafe place.
How the Internet's electrons came to be characterized as “unsafe” is a puzzle we will leave to future historians. But what is more certain to us is that the Internet Reformation is beginning to have a significant impact on the elites and their plans for a New World Order.
Articles like this one, when combined with recent US legislation aimed at shutting down the current Internet using the tool of copyright violations, begin to provide us with a sense of the panic that the elites must be currently feeling about the exposure of their activities.
Conclusion: It also seems to confirm our hunch that the Internet was not some sort of elite plot to impose technological dominance on people but a Hayekian example of spontaneous social order. The old men who must run the affairs of the Anglosphere elites apparently didn’t see it coming and still have no idea what to do about it.
Posted by old jed on 04/03/12 11:49 AM
"Western banking elites and their enablers and associates will stop at nothing in their quest for ultimate power.
They wish for one-world government (the UN), a one-world military (NATO), a one-world court (the recently formed Soros-sponsored International Criminal Court), a one-world central bank (the IMF), etc."
I like this concise defintion of the problem.
It would be a great way for beginner conspiracy theorists such as myself to articulate our concerns without seeming paranoid to the uninitiated. I'll try to use it in the near future, thanks much.
Reply from The Daily Bell
You're welcome. We call it "directed history."
Posted by Agent Pete 8 on 02/19/12 11:49 PM
Posted by Agent Pete 8 on 02/19/12 11:48 PM
Perhaps the executive should spank the local subnet instead of the wider Internet.
Technology's footprint nowadays looks rather heavy on abuse by govts vendors and contractors, and light on substance for either dialogue or reward.
Proof of the blurring of the lines between corporate and state exisitin in the myriad backdoors trapdoors and ruses laid in the lines of code, and the reaches in between.
Provably Malicious and Disingenous Intent.
And what likewise embedded publicly available contingency have they insisted/provided for failover of technology OR money, should they become unable to operate as usual?
Failover and over again, that Duty of Care.
Posted by tittiger on 02/19/12 06:23 PM
You bought off corperate wh--e media... ...
Posted by amanfromMars on 02/19/12 12:37 PM
"Theoretically money is a public tool issued by a Nation so that citizens can engage in commerce. But reality shows quite another face: about 95% of the money in circulation today is created by private banks, and you have to pay for it by means of interest. The truth is that money is private, scarce, opaque, controlled by the few. The current global financial crisis is a natural outcome of this situation." …… Click to view link
Why the present austerity drives championed by governments officials and ignorant politicians to aid corrupt controlling bankers are creating fertile grounds for smart stealthy revolution and violent mob vengeance which will be specifically personally targeted against government officials and ignorant politicians and corrupt controlling bankers, and any who would not be thinking and be drafted in to protect them, for they are the root source of the major problem which blight societies?
Don't mess with the internet ….. for IT shares information that can seriously damage your wealth and health in a flash crash and global instant ……. is something to remember and never forget.
Posted by General Quarters on 02/19/12 07:55 AM
Check this out on new currency.
Curious lead on a possible new false flag in the making?
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Miami Biscane Bay???
Posted by Danny B on 02/19/12 12:51 AM
Not sure about any time-line. There were fake bonds seized in 2009 also.
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Posted by 4irw4y on 02/19/12 12:43 AM
Hi amanfromMars, it's getting warmer here, as solar radiation increases + it's all private, non-putinated/bushed/lizzied and absolutely free of monetizing beat. Please accept this circumstance as an excuse for not thinking, I hope time will change it for the better.
Distributed task force... Surprise!
Posted by 4irw4y on 02/19/12 12:09 AM
Hi Danny B, thank you for the review.
Iron Dome, as I suspect, is a boot-up environment for a trial download. I expected testing the devices of a longer reach.
"I suspect that America will have a rollover crisis by September" - isn't it true, Danny B, those of the Northern hemisphere prefer to have their vacations in August and get back to work, yes, in Sep... and yes, those $6T couldn't appear just out of nowhere, and it's likely that the bonds were found a month... or maybe two ago. What equalled them in the foggy past... weeks?
Posted by amanfromMars on 02/19/12 12:08 AM
Hi, 4irw4y, Is it still cold where you are? Is this Raw Input and Stealthy Processing for Putin Analysis and State Output for Setup of an IntelAIgent Mother Russia Lode Node?
High Priority Risk morphs into Guaranteed Absolute Certainty for any and all beings and/or organisations able to exercise Universal Cyber Command and IT Control.
It would be naive though, and quite wrong too, to think that organisations are not themselves just corporate extensions of enabling beings and Real SMART Autonomous SCADA Drivers.
Which is why there is such interest in the novel field, by those with an interest in securing and/or maintaining predominant power positions which has the present reacting to future plans in support of past Great Game plays.
However …… the Great Game has new players playing by new rules which has all futures hedged and any options covered for full assurance and insurance of securities markets and sovereign wealth funds guaranteeing positive reinforcing, mutually beneficial spectacular returns with derivative virtual ventures in brand spanking new virgin games ….. which are also AIMissions poorly disguised to half-heartedly deflect and genuinely reflect the truly quite alien nature of Brave New Orderly Worlds ProgramMING.
And there y'all were probably thinking that Sir Richard was just some hippy ISP dude with an airline and a crazy passion for taking personally challenging risks? Methinks that proves you were not thinking and would not be thinkers at all.
Posted by Danny B on 02/18/12 11:45 PM
Mostly off-topic but, good news in general.
It seems that some missiles landed in israel. Their project "Iron Dome" was a 100 % failure at intercepting.
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The collapse will pick up a lot of speed by summer. Putin is forcing a delay. The failure of Iron Dome is certainly a problem of great import. Iran can fire 11,000 missiles a minute.
14 global banks were just downgraded. It was a race for time to see if Iran could be trashed before the U.S. melted into the landscape.
These 2 factors make it less likely that Iran will be attacked. That makes WW III less likely.
The R.O.W. is dumping U.S. treasuries. Just to make things more complicated for Bernanke $ 6 TRILLION in bogus treasury bonds were just intercepted. That won't make treasuries any more attractive.
I suspect that America will have a rollover crisis by September. Hopefully, it will keep the idiot hawks from starting WW III. I would rather be poor than radioactive.
Posted by 4irw4y on 02/18/12 02:50 PM
"... In this case, the Internet itself is presented as a scary place, 'the seediest place on the planet.' It is not, of course. It is, at root, simply a collection of electrons, and most of the abuses of privacy are likely taking place at the behest of... " - Staff Report.
Will you be surprised, Staff Report, getting to know how flow runs around the jamming stone? I guess you won't. The following is a question from the 4-hrs ago Tsunami.
Will Israel accept US' [planning - 2345 MSK] offer -- a CMS servicing delivered, as planned, by joining efforts of USAF, USN and Israeli's CMS Command axis, if such offer would be done? Seems Israel is likely to give up under Turkish pressure (quite a weird kind of diplomacy last time, yea, happens) and let the NATO's Cyber Genie get from one bottle to one more (I can't imagine NATO Cyber giving the root priviledges to Israeli, maybe if a trial version unpacked). In fact, this will mean ability for NATO Cyber Command (or anywhere near that)* to press the button to trigger weaponry in the remote ground. Guys in uniform will just have to re-cross a couple of haywires. Ladies, Gentlemen, we are facing a Real Heavy Problem because of its High Priority Risk.
*Must be an Ear-To-The-Ground switch, independently protocolling or dancing the jive live if IT turned wrong by 1st/2nd/3rd Class Parties.
Or - None?!
Posted by terrybee on 02/18/12 10:57 AM
i see 'BTjunkie' music-streaming has just closed down :(
All other similar' are linking to the-dreaded-facebook intel op.
Dark days ... Let's hope the hive-mind responds to this abomination.
Posted by amanfromMars on 02/18/12 10:50 AM
"The internet is the latter, a solution, providing true information (for those with the wit to discern the difference between true (real) and false (lie)." …. Posted by rossbcan on 02/18/12 06:17 AM
True information provided at best anonymously by those with such a discerning wit, rossbcan? With such a true ignorance of fabulous anonymized virtual source being an ideal security for constant correcting supply? Yes, I would agree with that being a SMART Phorm of Continuity for SMARTer Continuity.
"Mankind does not posses the ability to play god and determine "who lives and, who dies". Exercise this power and, "absolute power corrupts, absolutely", destroying tyrants and civilizations equally:" ……. Methinks that is more accurately written ….. "Although some in mankind would possess or be possessed of the ability to play god and determine "who lives and, who dies", for calling for a war to be waged, and it then being waged is such an ability, exercise this power and, "absolute power corrupts, absolutely", destroying tyrants and civilizations equally.
Nice post, cromwellshead [Posted 02/18/12 04:44 AM] You might like to ponder and just accept that others with a great deal more knowledge of the internet and what IT can be made to do and lead Mankind to do, can control it well enough to be able to do whatever they want and whatever is needed. But you can be assured that they will not share their knowledge with just anyone, and certainly not with anyone whom they would deem has not proven themselves to be able and inclined to always use it properly, for to abuse it seals one's fate to experience personal catastrophic tragedy with one being permanently unceremoniously removed from the equation and future participation in anything.
And it is as well to know that highly pertinent fact/factoid, lest one would harm oneself thinking to disagree with it and prove it wrong.
Take care out there at the very tip top of the command and control pyramid. IT is a jungle and takes no prisoners.
Posted by rossbcan on 02/18/12 07:47 AM
Real reality IS prevailing over filtered / decreed "reality".
Because reality (the physical relationship between action and consequence) is eternal and, slowly but surely, the attrition costs of strategic denial opposition of reality pervail oved all deniars.
drip, drip, integrating to a flood...
Slavers and their endeavors are suffering "death by a thousand cuts" and, it is the "unseen hand" of our collective choices pursuing self-interest and survival that wields the knives.
Posted by dave jr on 02/18/12 07:32 AM
The elite idea of 'security' is very different than most. It has to do with ideas and beliefs.
Their problem really hasn't changed from one medium to the next. Everyone is encouraged to speak freely. But we are not to hear freely. Everything must be filtered and that is proving to be a huge and exhausting task. If only there were a way to let the approved (secure) information bypass the filter.
Posted by rossbcan on 02/18/12 06:17 AM
DB: "was not some sort of elite plot to impose technological dominance on people but a Hayekian example of spontaneous social order."
... or, a technological adaptation (defensive innovation) to the problem (survival threat) of collective lobotomy due to idiots creating and manipulating false events / perceptions causing a Pavlovian herd response in most to join their fellow lemmings in plunging over the cliff, solving a "problem" from the perspective of those who absolutely believe it is their god-given (self-proclaimed, defined) right to "cull the herd":
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There is interpretational dispute regarding the veracity of the ancient Chinese phrase "problems ARE opportunities", but it IS TRUE. Opportunities for those who "create problems" to "impose solutions" (control) and, opportunities for those who provide products / information, which can be freely chosen by the "unseen hand" (collective choice) to TRULY solve problems.
The internet is the latter, a solution, providing true information (for those with the wit to discern the difference between true (real) and false (lie).
So, the "war for control of the internet" is between those who intend to keep us stupid, lobotomized and fighting each other over contrived differences, with our attention deflected from our collective enemy - those who would enslave.
Historically, we (humanity) have faced many issues such as this, the conflict between those "who would be boss" and, those who would be free. Physical reality is on the side of the free, should you have the courage to go into full spectrum defiance, peacefully denying predators the resources without which, they must and will "wither and die", as the parasites they are.
Just as the historical question of "who's the boss", after millennia of tit for tat (action to consequence) conflict resulted in a stalemate with "survival for none", leading to the correct balance of power (equal right to life, for ALL) with "NO boss", apart from the "rule of law", because "rule of man" destroys civilizations. Mankind does not posses the ability to play god and determine "who lives and, who dies". Exercise this power and, "absolute power corrupts, absolutely", destroying tyrants and civilizations equally:
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Control of the internet (if it still exists), after massive expense / conflict will be resolved in the same manner. By the nature of the beast (free mankind, free information), the internet, just as mankind CANNOT BE CONTROLLED, just destroyed by the conflict between those who would control (enslave) and, those who would be free.
Posted by cromwellshead on 02/18/12 04:44 AM
The "old men" indeed do not know how to control it. They can't. When it is used correctly for information transfer it is unstoppable and unpredictable. That is its beauty and strength. When old farts like me can learn and turn this medium to get a message out, well thats a miracle. Control it? Too late. From my limited knowledge of it you cant and good. My traceable ancestry shows that my Parliamentarian forebears went into battle singing Psalms, influenced by printed pamphlets. Sound familiar?
Posted by amanfromMars on 02/18/12 04:13 AM
Puppet politicians are just a lowly deception and most convenient daily soap distraction to flesh out all manner of media column inches, steveg, and nothing more important than that to internet control masters beaming sublime instructions to puppet masters in the shadows. They are an easily expendable commodity readily sacrificed as significantly as a pawn whenever a public scapegoat is required whenever things and they go wrong and haywire, or they step over the mark and into hostile territory and virtual games in which they have neither the necessary third party authority nor personally active prowess to deliver anything of novel value and future worth.
Wee Willie Hague's Libyan adventure, which has mimicked the very self same disastrous catastrophic decline into divisive and antagonistic systemic conflict and mad confusion which wild western democratic invasions and interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan delivered [to name but only two others ] ... ... ... and "Where is the Successful Master Plan for Peace, Post Regime Change, Mr Hague , you know, the one everyone knows is the most important part of any foreign military intervention since, oh, for ages and most certainly since the very first Iraq War, when Saddam did his version of your adventure in and against Kuwait" is a valid question for all puppet politicians to ponder ... . has rendered him globally known as an ignorant fool and arrogant pontificating tool with intelligence unfit for future great game purpose.
And sadly for Blighty do those dark and dirty toxic waters run deep and rancid in their incompetent government machinery ,for here is news of yet another crazy step from a prized and trusted minister who had the full confidence of the PM and the Cabinet, ... ... .. Click to view link
And of course, Chilcot's deliberations on a past Cabinet and Prime Minister's performance, which will also define the intelligence and integrity and impartiality of the UK Justice System, is still yet to come. ... ... Click to view link ... ... . and there are there some cynics would say, some not unsurprising caveats to explain the delay in publishing a conclusion and definitive report ... ... .. Click to view link
Methinks democratically elected but non accountable governments in multi-party political oppositional regimes are not a solution leading to anything remotely likely to provide peace and harmony. In fact, all of the available evidence would suggest delivery of exactly the opposite.
Posted by terrybee on 02/18/12 03:39 AM
that feckin' bbc ; some beautiful nature documentaries i'll admit,-but the whole 'thing' is absolutely skewed to royal obedience & genuflecting to the square mile.
Absolutely mind-numbing anti-thought TV the order of the day if the 'net ever stifled.
I see the music-streaming services being gradually squeezed under central-facebook-control ..beware folks .
..on Thursday's thread about Eisenhower & aliens; what about the Dogon & Sirius ;the aforesaid sq-mile has a temple which has us 'under' an alleged spell ,-& they worship that Sirius B .
It's sickening how much info' has being gathered via facebook & super-market loyalty cards (every-little-bit-helps :indeed) et-cetera.
It'll end in tears(if ireland etc remains silent) as we must be very near to another cull.
Sorry; i must read the article now!!! rant-inducing-headline t'was :O