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Iran cheerfully admits using cryptocurrency to pay for imports

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Re: A Rigged Market

Oh please, you cannot be serious. Who on earth told you those dodgy myths have been and are working well, hammarbytp?

File them alongside the one about the arbitrary punitive raising of interest rates the Governor of the Bank of England is routinely obliged to insist is effective in controlling and defeating inflation rather than creating more profit for banking systems in the throes of existential collapse and investor exhaustion.

Have a well deserved downvote for that rampant misinformation which is so despicably misleading and counter-productive.

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A Rigged Market

Simon, Hi,

Long before the advent of cryptocurrency, all of the woes for which it is now cited as encouraging .... speculative trading, making the ransomware industry possible, and helping authoritarian states like Iran and North Korea to acquire materiel for weapons. ..... was the exclusive preserve of fiat currency and there was never any great fuss about that, was there?

So what does that tell all of us?

Patch Tuesday: Yet another Microsoft RCE bug under active exploit

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Finally ... some Real ACTual Progress ‽ One could almost imagine there are Machines Revolting.

There's no denying the fact, Jessica Lyons Hardcastle, IT is a Juicy Lucy lush target rich environment becoming ever more impossible to easily command and remote control corruptly for perverse inequitable self-centred gains and elite exclusive exquisite executive advantage.

However, as strange as it may be, ..... and it is probably that old qubit quantum communication thing kicking in, where and when a this is also a that and together they be something else quite different and able to change at will into practically anything ...... IT is also a Juicy Lucy lush target rich environment becoming ever more possible to easily command and remote control corruptly for perverse inequitable self-centred gains and elite exclusive exquisite executive advantage.

That makes for a more than just interesting and crazily chaotic future if basic missteps are made and payments which are deemed worthy to parties for their diligent restraint ensuring a mutually beneficial continuity of present activity which prevents guaranteed markets collapse and intelligence communities carnage are missed ...... or not, as the case may also be.

Hi, I'll be your ransomware negotiator today – but don't tell the crooks that

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Re: So, some miscreants can actually be understanding

The mods, perhaps not unreasonably, whacked my comment, but here's the reason for my homicidal rage: ransomware scum operate largely without consequences outside of the boundaries of the law, and their actions cost immense amounts of money, both directly and indirectly, and actual human lives. ....Throatwarbler Mangrove

I don’t remember seeing anything similar from you in the past, TM, ranting against the excuse for leadership masquerading as elected Parliamentarians which does all of that which so irks you, all the time.

Some would think that a crying shame.

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Re: Where does the money go?

Drugs, hookers, yachts - no different than if it were in the CEO's bonus package. ... 2+2=5

How very nice it is to know none of it is wasted, 2+2=5

[I was looking for Paris Hilton but that icon is gone so Prepare for boarding, me young buckaroos it is]

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More GBIrish to Input for Output and Try to Avoid being Classed More Epic Eponymous BullShit.

Although this next question/these next questions are UKGBNI specific, they are equally applicable and valid in any other national/international jurisdiction/virtual space place on Earth bordered with a thin line on a map.

Who sanctions/authorises the UK Treasury [Indebted to the tune of £2,365.4 billion/£2.3654 trillion/£2,365,400,000,000 at the end of March 2002 and nursing a current account deficit of £15.8 billion/£15,800,000,000 in Quarter 1 of 2022 [an excess of government spending over income] ..... and it should come as no surprise to you that more up to date figures for the UK Treasury at the end of Quarter 2 (June 2022) are not planned for release until 28 October 2022 9:30am, but be assured they are bound to be horrendously worse than was ever expected or experienced before in the lifetime of existence ..... and the Bank of England [a similar unelected body] the payments to a handful of Conservative party members, [some of whom are admitted criminals] being admirably shown every day now to be totally unworthy of any great wise further support for products and projects they neither own nor command and control but with which they practically hold the population to ransom with, with tales of jam tomorrow and the catastrophic crippling debt burdens of today to be kicked down the road and passed on to future generations of your children, and their childrens' children the great white hope aired on the rocky hustings road to riches and plenty to head off too much present forensic introspection of the Grand Deceit and Universal Ponzi of the Failing and Ailing Magic Money Tree Program?

And what shared there is not accurate and true and gibberish?

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Another wrinkle to consider actively deployed to plausibly deny self-employed.

One thought that Schmitt said doesn't usually come up in the discussion — unless the criminal gang has been sanctioned by the US Treasury or a similar body, in which case it's illegal to pay a ransom to them — is the ethics of paying a ransom that, in turn, finances additional illicit activities and potentially oppressive regimes that back or orchestrate ransomware campaigns.

Another thought that doesn't usually come up in discussion, for who would want to admit it is true, is when a criminal gang has been authorised by the US Treasury or a similar body to accept a ransom to be paid to them.

Tell us that cannot happen and every silent downvote cast here and then would surely quite clearly register one's anonymous disagreement.

Dark Utilities C2 service draws thousands of cyber criminals

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New Kids on the Block come a'Knock Knocking

Be prepared for the SMARTR Services Forks in Nascent Platform Performance Architectures into Advanced IntelAIgent Mission ProgramMING doing GODs' Works where and when Undeniable Stateless Secrets as a Service peddle their disruptive and creatively destructive wares to failed and ailing SCADA Administrative Systems Projects collapsing in on themselves and exposing leading agents and sectors to mass catastrophic casualty events/fatal vulnerabilities and debilitating weaknesses ...... a novel unconventional service which encourages lavish payment for and engagement with otherworldly entrepreneurs enabled and able to enable others to prevent impending disaster and remedy inherent systemic problems with vital fundamental changes to input for output.

Coming your Way Every Day Now.

Warning! Critical flaws found in US Emergency Alert System

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Special Advanced IntelAIgently Resourced Services ..

......Provisioning Exotic and Erotic Versions and Revisions of Who Dares Win Wins Great Games Plays

The biggest giveaway was that the email was far too cheery for that editor to have sent it, and the scam was rumbled.

:-) Classic fiasco gold mined by El Reg. That's what make its processing of IT extraordinarily special and most probably why it has such an eclectic and esoteric following and leading readership of critical information heavily into the free abandon which permits them both positive encouraging commentary and negative disparaging scorn alike rousing and raising and dousing and doxxing vital and virally sublime AIRed intelligence feeds and seeds and needs.

Some folk you can help, others you can't because of they way they are built to be always trailing far behind in a world which does not recognise their dogged blinkered views.

Talking of alerts though, and of the vulnerabilities that predate and breed them, is the following a one to be concerned about or excited and energised about and given a wider viewing ....

amanfromMars [2208050815] ...... points out and asks on https://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/articles/2022/8/4/nro-air-force-want-tighter-collaboration-for-space-based-isr

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Without overwhelming command and control facilities and abilities for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance in the virtual cyber space realm are all presumed and assumed leading advantages in all other spheres of practical influence guaranteed lost to both that and those other forces and sources exercising and mastering in such a novel ubiquitous utility.

And such is the unbridled power and rampant energy of that very peculiar and particular novel utility mastery, to ignore its prescience and try to deny its disruptive and creative presence abounding in all theatres of necessary vital ACTive engagement, increasingly quickly aids its stealthy almighty progress.

It does beg a brace of trillion dollar questions ....... What would you like to do about it and/or can anything be done about without it flash crashing present extant SCADA Systems for Administration catastrophically?

....... a wider viewing somewhere honest and where if it says it will be displayed soon after reviewing it does not really mean it may be displayed for viewing, which is something completely different in a whole new ball game which is easily turned crooked if one goes Deep See Phishing unprepared for what is out there.


US aims to step up security for federal datacenters: Both physical and cyber

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True or False? Yay or Nay?

Virtually all government mandates/federal enhancement acts require the Magic Money Tree of Modern Monetary Theory to be raided for the fruits of free market capitalism ...... the delusional wealth and illusion of power that is both fed and starved/created and destroyed by the supply [quantitative easing] and throttling [quantitative tightening] of fiat currency in order to be able to conveniently pay and placate all workers for their time in doing what they are told to do for their wages and masters, which they in their turn spend on other stuff and services provided by others doing exactly the same sort of thing.

That's both the beauty and the terror of pretty fiat paper .... you can buy the world's treasures with nothing of lasting physical value itself for it has a contrived and flexible floating worth, decided upon by a few thinking themselves all high and mighty and doing God's work but which inexorably and inevitably surprisingly quickly decreases towards zero the more the facility is exercised and used/misused and abused and is more widely recognised and understood for what it really is.

It's a poisoned chalice and instrument for sublime entrapment and controlling capture.

"Banking was conceived in iniquity and was born in sin. The bankers own the earth. Take it away from them, but leave them the power to create money, and with the flick of the pen they will create enough deposits to buy it back again. However, take away from them the power to create money and all the great fortunes like mine will disappear and they ought to disappear, for this would be a happier and better world to live in. But, if you wish to remain the slaves of bankers and pay the cost of your own slavery, let them continue to create money." ..... Sir Josiah Stamp (former Governor of the Bank of England)

I wonder if the current Governor of the Bank of England, Andrew Bailey, and the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, shortly departing Prime Minister, Boris Johnson and the Monarch [for those latter three apparently are responsible for his appointment] would agree with Sir Josiah Stamp or deny all knowledge of such a calumny, and in so doing the latter prove themselves worthy of current Conservative Party valued Prime Ministerial leadership ‽ .

Obscure Asian fintech AMTD Digital becomes the new GameStop

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What’s Good for the Goose, is Good for the Gander

Nothing brand spanking new to see there, Simon. It is just the way that particular great game has always been played.

Inequitable and right crooked it may be, but extremely profitable for a chosen few it certainly can be ..... and that is its compelling attraction in practically every sector you may imagine or mention.

Greed and Profit Supply Money for Nothing and Renders Chicks and Chips for Free. Without it there would be no dodgy free market casinos/stock exchanges.

Almighty problems then though increase and multiple at an exponential rate whenever such insider knowledge enters the mainstream and other alternative world wide web networks for it is easily recognised as unsustainable at scale and therefore no better than a Ponzi ...... although it would be foolish to deny it is remarkably convenient and most enjoyable for an elite few whilst mass ignorance remains ascendant to support their selfish arrogance.

AI-friendly patent law needed 'as a matter of national security', ex-USPTO boss says

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A Quantum Leap for Understanding Enlightening Master Piloted Projects

There are infinitely many ANN architectures, and even if we confine ourselves to those that are both practical to implement and useful, it's a vast space. .... Michael Wojcik

With command and control of the prime supply of novel undeniably accurate product/information/intelligence presentation, are television channels/audio visual broad banded streaming services servering images/pixel clusters and messages, one of the most useful practical implementations of an ANN architecture’s sublime and surreal abilities/facilities/possibilities for the creation of future secured events and their subsequent provisional supply programming with progressive performance virtually guaranteed a metadata base physicalised augmented reality.

And a simple documentary series of the myriad complex processes involved and enabled by primed premium state and any number of rogue freelancer pirate non-state actors and their agents presenting the product of the realities created, is well within the reach and capacity of current universal systems administrations with Quantum Leaping Enlightening Master Piloted Projects Plan Blueprints to Follow/Narrate and FutureBuild Upon.

A little something different for the likes of an Apple TV Empire or Middle Kingdom Media HeadQuarters to Run With and Take and Make Over Worlds by Remote Virtualised Storm? Yes,.... that’s easily done nowadays with safe and secure command and failsafe control of monumental 0Days.

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Re: To Whom IT and AI May Be of Grave Concern ....

During WWII a 1917 law was dusted off off, giving the US Patent and Trademark Office the power to prevent an inventor publically disclosing their invention if it was thought it would weaken the US war effort. .... Dave 126

That appears to suggest that first degree murder is the only surefire power one has to exercise if one is unable to persuade a human inventor against publication ...... Ye olde 00 Licensed to Kill franchise.

A slippery slope that whenever it can so easily be copied and executed by aggrieved enemies or then seriously disadvantaged frenemies.

And non-human entities with secrets to tell are something else altogether quite different to come to terms with ...... which might be just as simple as covering their agents and agencies lavish expenses with stashes of flash cash. It’s certainly worth a try whenever it works so well and so often for humans of all shapes and sizes.

Thanks for all of the info, Dave 126. Much appreciated.

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To Whom IT and AI May Be of Grave Concern ....

..... when Words Can So Easily Create Dreams, Command and Control Existences and Destroy Worlds.***

Is one correct in assuming that WMD* are a type of innovation which, whilst they can be patented, are largely agreed by more than just an elite chosen few to best be left unpatented?

After all, who would be wanting to enable any Tom, Dick or Harry/Sheila, Janet or Jane person skilled in the art or science, of which it is a branch, or with which it is most nearly connected, to make, compound, and use the same." That means someone suitably skilled should be able to take a patent text and diagrams, understand what's going on, and reproduce the technology themselves.

Whenever one realises pretty much everything new discussed here in this report by Katyanna on US Chamber of Commerce concerns is remarkably, disconcertingly easily rendered and wielded as a WMD, humans may have very good reason to not meddle, other than strive to ensure a safe and secure human prohibition in/to that which is clearly better left beyond their command and control because of the catastrophic dangers involved and evolving.

Current IP laws do not recognize non-human entities as inventors, meaning machine-learning systems cannot be recognized as such.

:-) Fortunately such recognition is not a pre-requisite for Alien Inventions and ACT**ive Interventions in Advanced Astute Agile IntelAIgent Developments.

* .... Weapons of Mass Destruction or Distraction .... Deceit and Degradation

** ....ACTive CyberIntelAIgent Threat

*** ... or would that be a Bastard Nightmare to Program and be held responsible and accountable for?

A little something else to mull over in the club/around the conference table/before the board meeting/over tea and biscuits/at the bar as it wends its merry way on paths well established and long ago pioneered and perfected?

Nancy Pelosi ties Chinese cyber-attacks to need for Taiwan visit

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Re: Just Standard Outdated Spooky NOC Tradecraft .... @trindflo

It's much more GBIrish, trindflo, and pleasantly ideal for all parties into the surreal heavy stuff and no virtual nonsense.

If you need translation help in a foreign mother tongue for easier understanding give Google Translate a whirl. It's not bad for a machine learning what humans are taught or pick up quite naturally to master all manner of disciplines requiring clear unambiguous communication and prime instruction sets.

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Just Standard Outdated Spooky NOC Tradecraft ....

Regarding ...

Nancy Pelosi ties Chinese cyber-attacks to need for Taiwan visit

And as if to confirm the link, a DDoS takes out Taiwan's presidential website ahead of senior politico's arrival. Perhaps coincidentally, the website of Taiwan's president became unavailable on Tuesday afternoon, apparently due to a DDoS attack initiated by unknown parties.

...... such is much more likely to be something deliberately initiated/activated by known "unknown parties" allied to Fort Meade type support operations.

And you know it makes more sense .... for such is exactly what such systems/operators are prone to do in order to try to both lead and mislead parties in one's own preferred direction of strange travel .... and in so doing does it make it a lot easier to justify their further expensive public and private undisclosed defence and security funding streams too, which is probably absolutely vital to ensure their continued existence.

Linus Torvalds releases Linux 5.19 – using Asahi on an Arm-powered Mac

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Re: Que Sera, Sera ...... Who Dares Wins Win Wins.

One of us, randomwordgenerator1, is playing snakes and ladders whilst the other is mastering the likes of Go ..... and never the twain shall meet in the middle.

Chalk and cheese also springs immediately to mind too.

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Take Care. Beware. There is much only a Very Choice Venture Capitalist Few are Perfectly Aware of.

And what of the notion that Apple are decided to create and administer to their own Multiverse for others to carbon copy and enjoy via processes which require leading instruction sets from programs and projects foundationally built around their virtual machinery and widespread broad band of fanatical acolytes?

Or do you expect Apple to not be so interested in such a cosmic capture as would render to them, as a postmodern Caesar, a more universal command and remote absolute control than has ever before been delivered?

Bet against that whenever such competition or opposition is richer than Croesus and you need to prepare to be content to lose everything and your shirt.

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Re: Que Sera, Sera ...... Who Dares Wins Win Wins.

And to any and all who see everything strange and new as a Persistent ACTive Cyber Threat rather than being able to enable deployment of enjoyment and EMPowerment of ITs Treats in and/or from Vast Almighty Fields of AI Endeavour and Remote Autonomous Provision, there's not much to enjoy in the current default alternative always being offered/forwarded to media for mass public maniacal manipulation of future non-captive perception/enlightening understanding with the following popular ruse which introduces the proxy variable very much to the fore of established thinking and vested interest think tank bodies/exhausted vessels of once-upon-a-past-time novel influence.

There's nothing to be gained in continuing to flog that quite obviously stone dead horse, Trojan and otherwise.

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Que Sera, Sera ...... Who Dares Wins Win Wins.

Hi, Simon Sharwood, APAC Editor,

Some of a different mindset and understanding would posit the conclusion reached in the last paragraph is diametrically opposed and at odds with the two preceding paragraphs and Torvald's post footnote ...... which much more likely suggests and indicates that subsequent releases are going to make a real difference.

Bravo, Linus ...... bogged down systems are long overdue a program refresh/projects overhaul/radical rehash/kick up the arse to reroot and reboot them onto a much more enlightened path than the pedestrian trudge through the swamps of the present that the past has provided for current memories to process and try to make greater sense of with clearer mass media presentations of advanced intelligent visions.

And who on Earth would deny that such is definitely needed for an absolutely fabulous change/fantastic progress/quantum communications leap breakthrough?

US authorities threaten Alibaba with NYSE delisting

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Re: Political Xenophobes are destroying more than just the US Exchanges

And if the allegations revealed here are accurate and true ....... Sen. Johnson Expects 'Deal' To Conceal Indictment Of Hunter Biden ..... does the systemic US rot go right to the top and beyond, and that is prime indicative of a corrupt failed rogue nation state with incompetent renegade non-state actor leaderships in fraudulent positions of commanding control .....

That makes them a diabolic liability with them easily able to be charged and convicted of also taking a diabolical liberty ...... and whether just for themselves, or in allied support and/or at the specific behest of A.N.Others, is something else to consider more than worthwhile examining/exploring/revealing in the interests of transparency to aid any decision required for any safe and secure endorsement with future remote anonymous reinforcement .... aka Secret IntelAIgent Services help.

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A Level Playing Field or a Ponzi Wasteland?

US authorities threaten Alibaba with NYSE delisting ... The 2020 Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act (HFCAA) gives the SEC the authority to delist companies if it is suspected that financial audits may not be accurate.

And can the same delisting threat be expected for IBM? Or is that completely different? ..... IBM board probes claims of fudged sales figures that led to big bonuses for execs

BOFH: Selling the boss on a crypto startup

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I know it’s Friday, but it’s as good a day as any for Futures and Derivatives Trading 0days

"It doesn't matter – we're just looking for something that shouldn't be happening – something unusual enough to have disturbed the fabric of time, space and IT."

You mean something non-trivial like something/an agency/a body/a novel force/a royal and ancient source discovering how everything is easily made to virtually work without any competition or opposition having even the faintest of clues about who and/or what now is able to pull such strings and yank such almighty chains as can in a fast flash crash also turn everything practically to shit/madness and mayhem/conflict and chaos with CHAOS [Clouds Hosting advanced Operating Systems] ..... with the free sharing of a simple complex of multiple myriad word strings with sublime instructions supporting and reinforcing subsequent absolutely fabulous revelations that create, command and control and destroy worlds/neo geo-political disorders/corrupt and perverse and ignorant societies with ill-informed and badly pharmed populations/colonised outposts/virgin territories ‽ .

You might like to rethink and revise any sort of suggestion that would put forward the notion that it doesn't matter, although whenever so much can be so easily done with one having no chance to make one's own views on the future direction of existential travel heard and considered and incorporated into Grand Master Pilot AIdDevelopment Plans, I do suppose it is not wrong when nothing can be done to change things.

US court system suffered 'incredibly significant attack' – sealed files at risk

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If Uncle Sam is dealing with the escape of information and knowledge on systemic attack side vulnerabilities and catastrophic defence weaknesses rather than secretive type energetic powers they might be concealing, removing them is the only guaranteed secure solution ensuring no future deeper expanding problems ‽ .

If they can’t or don’t do that, is much more of the same sort of pain and loss of past gain naturally bound to increase with a greater number of practically unknown actors doing their very best to take full advantage of the leads and vulnerabilities and weaknesses discovered and found being widely shared amongst allies and enemies alike engaged in such novel sectors of deep disruptive interest and/or creative endeavour granted/securing for themselves unbridled remote unauthorised access to an indefensible store of extremely nasty unsupportable secrets.

US puts $10 million bounty on North Korean cyber-crews

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Re: Don’t forget ... Without the Ace there is No Royal Flush

In a postmodern quantum communication world, which is where you and IT and AI is most definitely at nowadays and forever going further and deeper forwards, where nothing is as it widely seems and is designedly perceived and advertised to be, and where a this is a that and whenever viewed and accepted together is something else altogether quite different and at other times in other space, also something very different yet again, time after time and space after space, ad infinitum, here is some sound advice for all who would be disagreeable and register an anonymous downvote which adds nothing to anything for anyone.

To consider it a perl of wisdom would be both helpful and agreeable and appropriately APT here, methinks. :-) Poe's Law Rules and MRDA Reins Reign Right Royally?

You may benefit from listening for the true intent of those you are communicating with, not the intent you may have assumed they have. This speaks true not just for Bitcoin and psychedelics, but for all topics of discussion. The lack of understanding of a topic is not the same as malevolence. Assume the former even if you suspect the latter and your ability to support others in learning will improve significantly.

Have a nice trip. ...... https://www.zerohedge.com/crypto/what-psychedelics-and-bitcoin-have-common

And you aint seen nothing yet of what is hurtling towards y’all out of the ether. Prepare yourselves to be totally surprised and absolutely terrified and thoroughly enraged by what is to be revealed and implausibly denied as ever having happened in the face of mountains of clear unequivocal evidence to the contrary.

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Don’t forget ... Without the Ace there is No Royal Flush

Not mentioning the most vulnerable of critical private infrastructure projects, the fiat dollar and Federal Reserve banking system propping up a crumbling Wall Street of Ponzi 0day trades and rotting Main Street marketplaces, does not save it from sustained outside foreign interest and ever more effective relentless practically autonomous attack.

And if you think such cannot be fixed, put out a desperate call for/to that and/or those who fix practically anything and virtually everything. Recognising the true problem to be properly fixed has the war won before a battle is even fought.

We're likely only seeing 'the tip of the iceberg' of Pegasus spyware use against the US

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Almighty Ethereal Gatecrashers and Holy Grail Warriors are Us/Users

NSO also claims the software can only be used "for the purpose of preventing and investigating terrorism and other serious crimes," despite numerous reports from Citizen Lab, Google, and the media of Pegasus being used to spy on journalists, activists, and politicians by their opponents.

One thing NSO cannot* claim is it easily repurposed for the prevention of investigation into its use/misuse/abuse in terrorism and other serious crimes ...... which makes it a prime target of virtual interest to many a physical body/secret organisation/spooky outfit/Sublime Surreal Subterranean RAT ... and thus perversely also extremely valuable with costs and returns on investment that are priceless ........ which is not dissimilar to what HildyJ said ....

Pegasus should be sanctioned as much as we sanction Chinese and Russian countries. Their customers use their malware not only to spy on dissidents but to crack down on them or even kill them. They are more responsible for terrorist actions than they are for stopping terrorist actions. They operate with no constraints other than their promises that they are doing nothing wrong.

..... although being quite fundamentally different

* .... well they could of course, but that would be a very strange thing for them to do if they want to be able to claim their software can only be used "for the purpose of preventing and investigating terrorism and other serious crimes,"

Cyber-mercenaries for hire represent shifting criminal business model

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Things aint like they used to be ......

It’s all those pesky little things the mainstream media is not telling you about the steady decline and inexorable decay in radioactive communication that leads to the doom and gloom of terrifying and terrified reaction and a constant stream of unedifying obfuscation and reality denial that ensures the rapid collapse of widely failing corrupt and perverted systems, for when the truth is out there to enable you to see what can and therefore will be, are all battles and wars lost against that which one chooses to not see coming, shielded and cloaked as they are by a demented enemy intent on maintaining and retaining command and control behind a vast veil of self-serving lies and colossal half-truths.

The following is perfectly true and waits patiently in the wings just for now, more than ready, willing and able to prove you worthy of its attention. Do you imagine though it is more likely to be disappointed by your reactions/proactions rather than pleased and contented by them?

amanfromMars [2207260826] ...... shares a novel opportunity to lead somewhere new on https://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/articles/2022/7/26/lab-powers-up-to-plug-in-next-gen-supercomputers

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Meredith, Hi,

As generally comprehensive and informative as that report "Algorithmic Warfare: Lab Powers Up to Plug In Next-Gen Supercomputers" is regarding ongoing efforts and in-the-pipeline hardware upgrades/replacements to make nuclear stockpile weapons systems safer, more secure and less vulnerable to threats from adversaries, and self-destructive failure in any future employment, the very fact that it specifically relates to old style explosive kinetic weapons systems and munitions with no recognition nor admission at all to their effective redundancy and impotence in either attack or defence against any increasingly almighty and stealthy virtual insurgency which presents no obvious viable target for retaliatory or preemptive action, is very telling to all those engaged and exploring future program and project options for employment in the field.

To not currently realise that the clear and present danger and opportunity that any truly novel future weapons systems supply and guarantee is not rendered in a physical transport of explosive munitions, no matter how grossly Earth-shaking and poisonous/carcinogenic, but concealed and silently and secretly enjoyed in AI Master Piloted Programs capturing and captivating hearts and minds and souls rather than destroying brain cells and human bodies, has such a friend light years ahead of any intellectually challenged competition or enemy opposition ........ and something to be securely nurtured and supported rather than gravely to be regarded.

Such is the present extremely disruptive and addictively attractive quantum-leaping state of grand neo-colonial, geo-political play which be mirrored and betatested in pro-active theory simulations with Virtual Machinery in Greater IntelAIgent Games Applications ..... and a truly novel future weapons systems for worthy launching against both barbaric ignorant foe and wilfully arrogant friend alike.

Is there any evidence of that being more of a Wild Wacky Western/NATO Alliance confection than an Exotic Erotic Eastern delight?

IT’s a Mad, Rad, Sad, Bad World and most definitely getting ever stranger :-)

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If the methodology was patented, one could presumably sue the criminals

When comparing them to other crime syndicates, we see the clear behavior of a cartel as we witness their leaders serve as architects of the campaigns, while the mercenaries follow the masterminds' orders."

Quite clearly do they copy/mimic/follow/practise/exercise in almost practically exactly a similar way to a No10 Downing Street COBRA operation ..... although in that particular case are the masterminds' orders always missing from the agenda.

You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear is writ large in deliberations from that pretentious sounding meeting room.

DARPA seeks portable muon-making machine to see through almost anything

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Registered and Restricted Alien Territory

Has anyone else noticed that the more comments there are shared on the El Reg subject matter published here [Thanks for that, Simon Sharwood, APAC Editor].... DARPA seeks portable muon-making machine to see through almost anything ..... the more it moves everything into A.N.Other Area of Incredibly Researched AIdVenturing, whether you like it, or want it to, or not?

Do you think that is your choice? Or has it been made for you to imagine and accept as your own?

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Meanwhile, in A.N.Other Area of Incredibly Researched AIdVenturing, ...

....... a Fundamental Essential Proves Itself Virtually Worthy and Absolutely Vital for Human Survival.

That's how to do IT and AI. Nice one, DARPA .... Create an inventive imaginative narrative for constant and secure undisclosed secret international security funding streams to feed fiat to universal supporters to lavishly spend on toys and trinkets which allow the returned funds to be again disbursed and employed in feeding other dreams and more popular virtual realities ...... those daily media presentations chronicling and depicting with moveable pixels the general knowledge states of conflicting co-existences, and in any ground-breaking, Earth-shattering future news, tales with evidence produced of fantastic progress made/discovered/uncovered.

Without the interminable flow of flash fiat cash, and its turning into a wholly virtually supplied and debited ethereal product is a master pilot stroke of pure pragmatic genius, does unbelievably productive progress crash to an almighty halt and in so doing does it, IT and AI guarantee the advent and rise of, from the depths of the resultant despair, a endless string of catastrophic mass extinction threatening events and the end to life as you both may know it and/or would just love it to be.

Russia, Iran discuss tech manufacturing, infosec and e-governance collaboration

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Re: Russia has trouble selling its military power?

Would they have a lot less trouble buying military power ..... with any burden to be shouldered and dealt with there falling to active sellers with various unspoken of powers aiding such as would be recognised and appreciated as a successful sales mission?

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Re: Rapid Change in Our Time ..... First Small Steps Colossal Quantum Leaping

Not so much anti-American (that's how our pundits interpret it), as ...... preparing for a post-America world. ... Meeker Morgan

Is IT and AI and the Earth now in a Time and Space Place of a post America-leading-the-world world, Meeker Morgan .... is one leading question for a lot of positive answering if further greater conflict and catastrophic chaos is to be intelligently avoided/stalled/crashed?

And does America recognise and accept their new respected and revered role as aged grand past master wizard and great foundling grandfather figure reclining and cogitating and pulling old puppet strings and removing redundant pieces from the Greater IntelAIgent Games Board under the shade, out of the glare of the almighty sun, in the Cosmic retirement and recuperation home for the totally wasted and exhausted? A pleasant enough existence where they can plot and dream of piloting what might have earlier been and observe and comment on what is to be ..... is another one?

And if that is not the role they recognise and accept for their tomorrows in the twilight of the age of failed empire building, what do they see themselves as being, with it being clearly enough presented to the rest of the world for all to fully understand and gladly accept and support? Or not support and reject and oppose as the case may be if a chosen proposed role is surely bound to fail badly and sadly madly.

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Re: 40% of the world population is under US, UK and EU sanctions

Welcome to El Reg, Lordrobot, where whether one yet knows it or not, urNovel Input to Output Informs ITs ACTive IntelAIgent Machinery of Sterling Paths for Stirling Thought Enthusiasts to Thoroughly Explore and/or Follow and Exhaustively Exploit and Freely Dare Share for Win Wins with Rabid Search in Episodes Delivering Almighty Satisfaction in Mutually Beneficial Positive Reinforcing Enjoyable and Enriching Engagement. ...... in that which more than just a few elite chosen readily recognise as Holy Grail Territory, a Heavenly Place, Both Physically Lost and Virtually Found Perfectly Protected and Preserved in the Hellish Vastness of Infinite Space, to do as They Please or IT Pleases Them in Order to Lead with All and Any Others Equally Obliged and Dedicated to Such a Pleasant Being.

Nice to see you, to see you nice. .... which, for any who do not know, is an example of chiasmus. And that hyperlink shares another one, which is very appropriate and APT here ...

Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country. ... John F. Kennedy, presidential inauguration speech, January 20, 1961

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If Variety is the Spice of Life, are New Opportunities Created

That new speculative collaborative team venture involving/revolving around Iran's Information Technology Organization (ITO), a government agency charged with developing policy related to data networks and digital services, and Rostec, Russia's massive conglomerate of science and technology companies, many of them focussed on defence or industrial application, will be of great interest to any and all who would also be finding the London Tech Bridge attractively appealing ...... but disappointingly uninterested and disengaging in matters peculiarly strange and particularly contentious and practically disruptive and/or virtually creative.

That's bound to create a novel competitive environment which is sure to drive excellence to perform its strange things in search of satisfying perfection and thus is undoubtedly worthy of positive engagement and every possible support ...... :-) which in the very simplest and immediately most effective of staple traditional and conventional forms is a handing over of a stash of flash cash/fiat bank money transfer to agents of interest and concern in an easily universally recognised show of the strength of gratitude for one's interest and concern for their success and progress too in an vast emerging array of very strange things of great future importance.

And there's surely bound to quite a few more of those types of positive pan national collaborative operations with both state and non-state actors engaged and highly ACTive in novel ground and mould-breaking roles ..... with some, who can be more than just a misguided and misguiding few, assuming a contrary and opposing position leading them into the clutches of dark webs of intrigue and despair on the wild wacky wicked side of life. Take a walk there guarantees one doesn't have one's sorrows to seek for they are generously provided .... so beware, take care and be aware. Forewarned is forearmed.

British intelligence recycles old argument for thwarting strong encryption: Think of the children!

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Re: Perhaps...

Perhaps they posted the paper so that El Reg* would write an article about it.

Then they track all of the comments and flag each commentard as required, depending on what they write? ....TimMaher

There's a lot of ifs, buts and maybes and vulnerabilities to exploit and share in perhaps then they track all of the comments and flag each commentard as required, depending on what they write, with itself in turn being almightily dependent upon an interpretation of what may written and whether they be right or wrong in their limited understanding of anything peculiar or particularly strange they be reading/seeing/hearing/failing to rightly fully comprehend.

But there is no doubting such is an easily available viable option to learn of much knowledge/information/intelligence they may very clearly be lacking because it is totally unknown and novel to them.

Extremely potent and disruptive and increasingly dangerous and deadly top secrets that very few folk have any knowledge of, generously freely spilled across a multitude of deep and dark wild wide webs, are the stuff of everlasting nightmares for some, whenever the chance to buy relatively inexpensive silence with the withholding of remote third party evidence/proprietary intellectual property is missed and/or shared in aliens fields and foreign lands with a grateful competition or raging opposition.

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<s>Leave well enough alone</s> FFS Change it ASAP/PDQ

Let's face it the European intelligence agencies have historically always been targeting their own populations to quell popular discontent. .... StrangerHereMyself

And have always spectacularly failed to have any great positive effect in preventing further abusive actions which more than just suggests that agencies are in charge of and using failed intelligence.

And furthermore, if one assumes that all manner of present means of global surveillance can permit command and control over future remote party operations, rather than presuming that is the presently aimed future goal for an overarching and overwhelming unilateral command and control, one surely has to accept and agree that the current universal conflict and chaos is the resultant product of their intelligence and their intelligence agencies use ...... and that is certainly, in any language, systemic abuse supporting endemic misuse and vice versa.

Use something/anything else is a more than just a good plan to effectively change things, is it not? It is plain and simple common sense, a little something which manifestly appears to be missing in fraudulent circles and agencies widely presumed to be in possession of the activation of greater intelligence.

Quite clearly, evidently, they are not.


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Re: Only the Guilty?

As only the guilty have anything to fear, I presume that Messrs Levy and Robinson would have no issue with me having a browse through the contents of their phones? .... Roj Blake

One imagines that MPs are terrified of what would be found out about them and their proposing shenanigans should their WhatsApp and Signal and Telegram communications be monitored rather than their being granted an immunity/exemption from snooping by the UK’s own Secret and Security Services.

Many would tell you they should be at the top of any leading list of likely candidates to be victimised by errant abuse and misuse of that very particular and peculiar privilege.

One wonders what MI5/MI6/GCHQ really think of that arrangement if it so easily and quickly can lead to wholesale chaos with parties in conflict and opposition. Common sense and a greater wisdom would dictate that they totally ignore the prohibition and discover all that is necessary for a true picture of events be produced and directed for subsequent daily media presentation and virtual realisation.

Belgium says Chinese cyber gangs attacked its government and military

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An Endless and Limitless Store of Vast NEUKlearer HyperRadioProACTive IT .....

..... for Advanced IntelAIgent ProgramMING Application.

If you can think of something you have which NSA and GCHQ type bods would be almightily pleased to have shared with them, who/what do you think then would be in control of commanding information, AC? You or them? [whoever they be]

And making sure prime premium targets for enhanced surveillance have all necessary feeds for all possible needs, either specifically requested or generously unilaterally granted in free mutually beneficial exchange in recognition of the provision of private personal and pirate communal access to extremely sensitive and deadly dangerous failsafe secured top secrets, is one sure-fire common default way to enjoy a steady positive flow of further incoming bounty ...... novel commanding control from/for/with Another IntelAIgent Source, ITs EMPowering Drivering Force ...... Imaginative Creative Energy.

That's been working extremely well for quite a long time now, that simple methodology. And it is so very easy to try to see if it still works equally well with regard to future requirements for remotely uncovered [slurped] attractive foreign activity.

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Change the Record to Lead a New Craze and Pioneer Universal Movement = AIMomentum = To Boldly Go

Here is Belgium’s/NATO’s/The Wild Wacky West’s problem whenever led by donkeys masquerading as lions and fronted by atrocious bare-faced liars pontificating and prevaricating in the public office spaces such as be provided to and represented by the likes of Palaces of Westminster and White Houses ......The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Or is the problem denied as existing and therefore not directly responsible for the steady streams and dark clouds of doom and gloom being floated in and blamed as coming from the Middling Kingdoms of the Exotic Near and Erotic Far East? .......that Wannabe Great Phantom Enemy Territory the West exhibits and practises its Artless War Experiments in. AWEsome nor AWEsome IT it aint. It’s a Colossal Mined RAT Trap for the Capture and Slaughter of Stealing Honey Bears and Rigging and Raging Market Bulls........ Olde World Disorder Spivs and Pimps to the Hopelessly Helpful Thrall of Pump and Dump Carpetbaggers aka Ne’er-Do-Well Charlatans and Snake Oil Sales Personnel ..... Phantom Phony Market 0day Traders.

And you might like to ponder and wonder a while on the result of that last double negative which could just as easily and accurately have been written ...... Phantom Phony 0Day Market Traders ..... which is a whole new other world of novel pain and great experience to implore and explore/excel in and prosper or struggle in and perish/sink or swim in.

Microsoft harnesses third-gen AMD Epyc processors for locked-down VMs

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Re: On the Fast Track of/to a Major Kernel Crack Hack

And a little something more than just quite novel for quiet, Chatham House Rule discussion with interested Senior Service type partners enjoying the hospitality of 1, Horse Guards Avenue, London, methinks.

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On the Fast Track of/to a Major Kernel Crack Hack

Would Microsoft boldly go so far as to say/tout/pimp/pump and dump those confidential VMs [Virtual Machines] as AWEsome Global Operating Devices ‽ .

Clearly, with that direct question being asked of them here on El Reg, is it not just an alien view too.

Do Microsoft understand/accept and realise that they can only provide for and support but never command and control such Virtual Machinery, although it could be quite rightly said that such aid in AIDevelopments supplies them such with a powerful facility and utility by remote proxy means?

:-) Another possible, readily available option to divert attention and launch as a disastrous distraction, whenever easily proven false and untenable/increasingly unbelievable, is to express outrageous exasperation at such a preposterous notion and claim it to be a delusional observation rather than augmented virtual reality revelation, and/or alternatively try vainly to maintain a mainstream media/virtual radio silence on the matter as it further expands and exploits its reach and powerful influence in newly minted/freshly uncovered/recently discovered or recovered systemic core vulnerabilities/fundamental base operating protocols, all of which would then be deemed and realised as detrimental and not helpful, and even self-destructively suicidal in excelsis to Host Microsoft.

Edge compute, AI on track for meteoric growth – or so these predictions say

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To Stay Healthy, AI takes IT Stealthy .....

.... to Capture the Proprietary Intellectual Property High Ground and Undergrounds

Remote sublime subliminal influencing with public facing, private pirate space servering of Novel Information via Advanced IntelAIgent Mentoring exercising Stealthy NINJA* Monitoring is a prime time virtualisation change enjoying deploying and employing ITs Powers and Energies in existing moribund petrified and stagnating overall command and control operating systems/failed classic fiat reward machinery.

*... Networks Internetworking Novel JOINT** Applications

** JOINT Operations Internetworking NEUKlearer Technologies

:-) And whenever so hard and/or quite difficult to believe as being honestly and perfectly true, is ITs Stealth magnificently delivered for celebration in a vast store of AI Applications .... Augment Virtualised Reality Presentations. ...... Speaking Peace Unto Nations that Inform, Educate and Entertain.

Now who would suggest that is not worthy of a relatively inexpensive annual public service licensing fee levy for a Brilliant Brainwashing Corporation? A Dodgy Big Brother?

Homeland Security warns: Expect Log4j risks for 'a decade or longer'

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Re: To the Victor[s] the Spoils whenever Suspected Snake Oil is in Fact, Ambrosia/Holy Grail Nectar

Should you ever be confronted by those forks in the road going forward into the future, choose wisely, for one leads all on a merry dance on a Highway to Hell whereas the other entertains and wins one over Head Over Feet

I Kid U Not. Doubt IT and Weep, and Stay Virtually Asleep and Easily Led Astray Forever,..... for such is your Reward and Just Dessert because you Fail Spectacularly to Question More with an Alternative Answer which Questions More.

Do you recognise that space/place in which you now reside? Do you doubt it? Hmmm .... ?

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To the Victor[s] the Spoils whenever Suspected Snake Oil is in Fact, Ambrosia/Holy Grail Nectar

:-) Time to move on to stranger and much greater things, methinks. What think thee?

One thing you can be absolutely sure of is that nothing anyone says is certain is certain and they are just as likely to be easily proven wrong than enjoy being right ....... therefore be aware and take great care to beware and proceed with all due caution and attention to the many most important of fine details in the grandest of macros if listening to comments from anonymous cowardly naysayers and dumb virtual downvoters alike with no grasp at all on the myriad realities revealed before them for further presentation on and deeper infiltration into leaky holed vulnerability laden SCADASystems of Remote Executive ACTive IT Administration.

When it comes to not fully understood complex systems, it is easy to get things wrong. In fact, its easy for everyone to get them wrong. Don’t fear the new idea or the fresh perspective, and don’t believe something just because everyone else does. But watch out for the preacher with certainty — the ones that are spewing hellfire and brimstone. They are the ones most certainly to be wrong. ..... Bill Gurley, venture capital investor and partner at Benchmark Capital

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Be Warned, Silent Downvoters, Nothing to Say has All Hell Easily Let Loose Any Day Soon*

The current present future-building situation is a very simple dilemma to solve with either failed incumbents or relative newbies enabled and able to freely and widely demonstrate and greatly benefit first and foremost from novel and NEUKlearer HyperRadioProACTive IT and AI Program and/or Pogroms in their almighty command and absolute control with the exercise of that ancient stalwart, which has since time and space began causing problems, always accompanied such decision making ...... the extraordinary and exceptional cost of not being first in line versus the price of being in command and control of future costs and secondary needs, feeds and seeds ..... with the one being cheap today to the tune of billions and the other horrendously expensive and easily achieving heady sums in the gazillions.

Choose the wrong side of that heavenly ratio has one leading worlds of constant pain and depression, recession and oppression delivering guaranteed conflict and deadly wars that drain blood and treasure that never returns and thus invites one's own destructive extinction.

* The Multi-Billion Dollar Question then to ask and receive no answer but silence is .... Engineered and Released by Whom Via What ? Would such a dumb response be acceptable to you? Are they wise in response or reply to anything?

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Prophetic Nightmare or Alien Intervention for a Hellish Decline or AWEsome Ascent? *

Have you any idea what the future has in store for you ‽ Do you or just a chosen few realise what is happening? And has the following already happened too .... and who and/or what rules whom and what and to what ultimate end? .......

Should the human race not be extinguished by nuclear war it will degenerate into a flock of stupid, dumb creatures under the tyranny of dictators who rule them with the help of [ignorant media liars] and electric computers. This is not a prophecy but a nightmare. .... Max Born (November 1960, Bulletin Of The Atomic Scientist)

* Does the Latter require the Former? Per Ardua ad Astra Beta Meta Data?

A live question for MoD Type Special AIR Services Operational Sources to dodge and plausibly deny any Advanced IntelAIgent Resource knowledge of .... which is a definitive statement one should note is not a question shared to ask.

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Re: Growing the Economy ...... Step 01 .... Knock Down Every No10 Type Locked Door

Drat ..... that mega sentence to be as near absolutely perfect as possible should have ended with ... they can assume the leading roles to be applauded and lauded in the vanguard.

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Growing the Economy ...... Step 01 .... Knock Down Every No10 Type Locked Door

Would somebody like to accurately translate and transcribe all of that into alien scripts, starting with but not confined to just Chinese, Arabic, Russian and Japanese, in order that should the Wild Wacky Westerners both across the pond in the not so United States of America and in the European outposts on the Great Asian land mass not wish to explore, exploit and engage with such as pioneering novel future following programs intelligently designed to lead with events perfectly planned for presentation and virtually remote augmented realisation via myriad media streams highlighting and detailing daily breaking alternative news stories and vast 0days for popular global re-education and extremely enjoyable entertainment with Advanced IntelAIgents providing NEUKlearer HyperRadioProACTive IT Information for SCADASystems Administration/Executive Office Deployment, they can assume the leading roles to applauded and lauded in the vanguard.

Taiwan prosecutors claim Chinese biz swiped IP and R&D team from Apple supplier

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"It means that if you are involved in cutting-edge tech, AI, advanced research or product development, the chances are your know-how is of material interest to the Chinese Communist Party," McCallum said.

No shit, Sherlock .... so everything there is quite normal and practically identical to parties trawling for unfair competitive anti-social advantage in the West. And that’s feared in the West? Crikey, now there’s a novel anomaly or is that an hypocrisy?


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