[funsec] predictions

H. Kurth Bemis kurth.bemis at gmail.com
Sun Jan 17 11:33:40 CST 2010


On Fri, 2010-01-15 at 20:33 -0500, Larry Seltzer wrote:
> >> Major corporations under attack?  Of course. Chinese hackers?  Sure,
> why not.  Consequences?  Against a state interest?  With the Secretary
> of State of the United States of America backing up those consequences?
> 
> I'm fairly certain that the US government won't seriously inconvenience
> itself on behalf of Google or any human rights activists as a result of
> this. They would much prefer not even to have had to make a statement of
> support for Google
> 
> What if Google actually follows through on their no-censorship threat?
> The Chinese can't let them get away with it, so I have to think Google
> will at least lose some business there. That's a consequence. But plenty
> of other companies will take their place.
> 
> Larry Seltzer
> Contributing Editor, PC Magazine
> larry_seltzer at ziffdavis.com 
> http://blogs.pcmag.com/securitywatch/
> 
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I think Google should host a few hundred tor exit nodes and begin
promoting the use of tor in China.

China gets angry, Google is blocked, Chinese use tor to access Google
and pretty much anything else un-restricted.

Seems like everybody wins.

~k





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