Tom Toles for May 29, 2013

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    edward thomas Premium Member over 10 years ago

    Time to turn some of these hackers into traitors, or else start enlisting ourown hackers in response.

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    no1scouse  over 10 years ago

    That’s the reason the Soviet ‘Space Shuttle’ didn’t work.

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    d_legendary1  over 10 years ago

    If the circuit boards for patriot missles are coming from China, wouldn’t one expect the Chinese to, I don’t know…find a way to hack into the weapons systems it helped build?

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    hippogriff  over 10 years ago

    Genome Project: A law banning Chinese-sourced parts vs. higher profits? And you say the law holds? Corporations are non-geographic nations, with their own foreign policy, salaries instead of taxes, and blacklists instead of trials for those of questionable loyalty. You can’t invade them because they are everywhere. You could jail them, but haven’t the guts, and besides, they write our laws, and have free use of our military for their private army.

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    Justice22  over 10 years ago

    Why would top secret documents/plans be kept on a computer open to anyone on the internet anyway? Stupidity, and it is indicative of our military industry.

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    pirate227  over 10 years ago

    It started a long time ago.

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    Dtroutma  over 10 years ago

    The wingnut right is always looking for a new stupidity to claim as their own. What’s funny, and any folks who’ve worked in “defense” can verify, is that publications like “Aviation Leak”, ’er “Aviation Week and Space Technology” regularly publish materials that give adequate clues as to what the U.S., or Russia, OR China, are up to.

    We’re buying Huey parts from Viet Nam now, and much of our military equipment comes from overseas. A little look into how much of our electronic equipment comes from Israel is also of “interest”.

    Hacking is pretty universal, just like the U.S. and Israel getting into Iran’s computers to mess up their centrifuges, which also took out some other folks as “collateral damage”.

    And yes, contractors are largely responsible for security leaks.

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    dannysixpack  over 10 years ago

    Omnius said, about 12 hours ago

    @PAJ "Sorry PAJ but your revisionist history doesn’t hide the fact that it’s been you republicans who have been giving away our secrets.“sorry ominus, I have to correct you. the republicans don’t give away our state secrets, they sell them to the highest bidder.

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