The pen is mightier than the sword.
"items that have both civilian and military applications."
There goes MS Word.
Proposed changes to the US government's export controls on hacking tools will likely be scaled back following widespread criticism from the infosec community, a government spokesman has said. "A second iteration of this regulation will be promulgated," a spokesman for the US Department of Commerce told Reuters, "and you can …
Don't forget things like telephones, radios or any other sort of comms gear. Trucks (troop transports), any sort of security alarm (intelligence), "bullet proof" windows (perspex/plexiglas), caster oil as a precursor to ricin, hell nearly anything the political monkeys choose. The whole ball of wax is just an oppressive thumb waiting to be pressed down.
Yeah, the tin foil hat is glowing again but we all know it's a matter of when, not if.
Do smart folk listen to governmentspeak and abide by their self serving rules and self servicing regulations ...... which are increasingly sounding ever more like desperate wishes? Or is most everything practically recognised and virtually parsed by them, giving everything all due relevant care and relative attention, as confused garbage in for confused garbage out, and therefore of no real importance to the march of progress into the future ...... which is never at all like the past and the present, no matter how much the status quo would like it be and remain so?
Is that the unfolding problem ..... the pumped narrative for media propagation and politically inept spin is not matching the reality on the ground and in peoples' lives?
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