On Wed, 11 Jul 2018 17:39:08 -0400 grarpamp <grarp...@gmail.com> wrote:
> https://twitter.com/Thomas_Drake1/status/970058544417529856 wow. I missed that little gem. Copied it here just in case http://archive.is/gRE43 "Never mistake mirror w/ shadow backdoors as a mirage. Tor has a lot to answer for as do other GovCo sponsored & supported IT services & apps on 7 layer DPI’d OSI. " Did you post that bit on tors censored mailing list? And metzger's censored cesspool? Anyway, great piece of info, thanks! > > Surveillance Valley - The Secret Military History of the Internet > By Yasha Levine > > A reporter unearths the true history of the internet: it was built by > the government to spy on citizens, at home and abroad. > > In Surveillance Valley, Yasha Levine traces the history of the > internet back to its beginnings as a Vietnam-era tool for spying on > guerrilla fighters and antiwar protesters–a military computer > networking project that ultimately envisioned the creation of a global > system of surveillance and prediction. Levine shows how the same > military objectives that drove the development of early internet > technology are still at the heart of Silicon Valley today. Spies, > counterinsurgency campaigns, hippie entrepreneurs, privacy apps funded > by the CIA. From the 1960s to the 2010s — this revelatory and sweeping > story will make you reconsider what you know about the most powerful, > ubiquitous tool ever created.