Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 12th May 2014 23:47 UTC
Internet & Networking

For years, the US government loudly warned the world that Chinese routers and other internet devices pose a "threat" because they are built with backdoor surveillance functionality that gives the Chinese government the ability to spy on anyone using them. Yet what the NSA's documents show is that Americans have been engaged in precisely the activity that the US accused the Chinese of doing.

What surprises me the most is that there are still people who are surprised by this.

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You are correct.

But there is one solution that always works:

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Kivada Member since:

Actually in most cases it ends up being even worse., hence the French"Reign Of Terror" and the dozens of other examples.

The reason the American Revolution worked at all was because it was overthrowing and outside controlling force, not one that was here on the mainland.

Violent revolutions always end up as bad as outside governments coup d'├ętat much like we've seen in our own meddlings here in the US, most of our military actions have been to put out fires we started.

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