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Cyberterrorism: Real Security Threat or Boogeyman?

Cyberterrorism: Real Security Threat or Boogeyman?

Today, many fear that whoever seeks to cause damage by virtual means can do so. Whether this fear is warranted or not, such discourse has real-world impact, across all social strata. The term “cyberterrorism” was coined in the 1980s by Barry Collin, of the Institute for Security and Intelligence. Fifteen years into the 21st century, [...]

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Spin and Self Delusion: Ignorance Is Bliss

Spin and Self Delusion: Ignorance Is Bliss

I discovered a television show called Catfish while I was lying down over the last few weeks because I’ve been suffering from Meniere’s disease. Though I know I need to stay calm to ease the attacks of vertigo from the disease, I’ve watched the show with shock that soon turned to anger, and the more [...]

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From Analog to Digital: The Revolution Against the Patriarchal World Order

From Analog to Digital: The Revolution Against the Patriarchal World Order

In the analog era, our perception was shaped by certain images and concepts created in our minds by whatever the media presented to us, including the books we read, movies we watched, and music we listened to. We believed we were being informed on politics, social sciences, economics and psychology when we read books or [...]

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Censorship in the UK: Freedom of the Press and Social Media Under Attack

Censorship in the UK: Freedom of the Press and Social Media Under Attack

A warning to social-media users not to comment on ongoing legal issues, until after they have been to court and a verdict has been reached, was issued on the morning of December 4, 2013 through the United Kingdom government’s main media tool and sycophant, the BBC, by Attorney General Dominic Grieve. Together with the attacks [...]

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