The Egyptian governments ability to cut its subjects off from the internet is the bad news. But the good news is that modern economies are so intertwined with the internet that states cant afford to suppress it for long without wrecking their own source of revenue. More here. And here.
Archive | February, 2011
Bradley Manning and Julian Assange should be treated like a thief and a fence respectively, because our rulers need to conspire secretly with each other, and it would be gauche for the rabble to inquire into the doings of their betters. Thus speaks the director of Catos Center for Constitutional [sic] Studies. (CHT Walter Grinder and Stephan Kinsella.)
By the way, a special prize to anyone who can figure out how to make sense of the word duplicity in Pilons final paragraph.