Archive for August 3rd, 2017

One Thing They All Seem to Agree On


(FTB stderr) – Marcus Ranum:

While the governments of the world occasionally appear to be in disagreement about this, that, or the other thing, there is one thing that they are sure of: their data is not yours, but your data is theirs. They own you, they control you. You do not control them. …

stderr 2017/08/02 one-thing

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China’s Soft Power Strategy


(FTB) – Mano Singham:

There is a big difference in the way that the US and China are operating in the developing world. While US ‘aid’ to countries is often in the form of military equipment and the US is also destroying countries by bombing them directly or through proxies such as NATO or Saudi Arabia or by arming rebel groups to destabilize governments, China is identified with building projects that are improving infrastructure in many developing nations in Asia and Africa, like they have done in Sri Lanka.

Guess which country in winning the propaganda war? …

singham 2017/08/02 china

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