What have we wrought?
By Gerald Internet Anthropologist Think Tank
The civilian sector has picked up the fight
in support of the Iranian people.
So far the civilian sector has help provide
encrypted secret channels of communication
for the Iranian people.
And made the effort so the "Whole world
is watching" phenomenon.
And indeed the whole world is watching.
Including our enemies, al Qaeda, Taliban
The civilian sector has not introduced any
new technology just put many of them together
to defeat the Iranian Inrtelligence services.
While I am proud of the Iranian people and
the Iranian cyber Mujahideen.
But it gives me pause.
We have tracked down and traced
45 terrorist webmasters and hackers.
Al Quada and taliban.
Now they will start using the same technology
for secure communications.
And the cycle begins again,
to try and find a way in to their
com links and channels.
And then I remember the start of the
WWW, and its predecessor Bulletin boards.
Back when no one even sold security programs.
Everybody could run the Internet naked,
no security at all.
And I long for the days of no security
But al Qaeda changed all that.
I have expended a large part of my
But now the world must worry about
the terrorist, nukes, and criminals.
And how the web enables them.
The trade off of the civilians of the
world is to help Iranian people
knowing the terrorist and criminals
will also use the same secure programs.
They made the choice and sacrifice.
I salute them.
Tactical InternetSystems analyst