Today’s Internet threats are not technical; they’re social and political. They aren’t criminals, hackers, or terrorists. They’re the government and corporate attempts to mold the Internet into what they want it to be, either to bolster their business models or facilitate social control. Right now, these two goals coincide, making it harder than ever to keep the Internet free and open.
SPEAKER: Bruce Schneier, Chief Technology Security Officer, BT
Especially for any Westminster types to watch – especially from the 5-minute mark; good to see Bruce coming back to the ‘net.
Props to glynwintle for the link.
Re: the “cyberwar” segment, I still love Jon Care’s comment that “[cyberweapon] is an irregular noun:
- I have a cloud,
- You have a botnet,
- They have a cyberwarfare capability.”
…which sums it up nicely.
So, Amazon AWS are arms-dealers?