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¹ OG citation wizard; systems perturbation enthusiast. Fmr cyber policy meganerd. N.B., nb. the⟦y│m⟧
May 6, 2018 21 tweets 5 min read
Given this morning’s Wassenaar flame-war (눈_눈 @daveaitel), let’s have a quick look at the “intrusion software” decontrol notes added at the December 2017 plenary.¹
¹ Follow along at pp. 77-79 here (pdf)… Before getting into the local definitions in the Technical Notes, Note 1 is a decontrol, but Note 2 is a statement of understanding.
Apr 11, 2018 56 tweets 14 min read
Round 2 of #Zuckerberg congressional testimony with House Energy + Commerce (Facebook : transparency and use of consumer data) Chairman’s intro to session mentions that later today this committee has to tackle an opioid crisis and the restoration of Puerto Rico’s electrical infrastructure.
Apr 4, 2018 5 tweets 1 min read
The United States rode a wave of supremacy gifted it by dint of being the only industrial power not bombed to shit in WWII, made the mistake of believing that supremacy reflected a ‘natural’ world order, and has basically been engaged in self-harm for sport since the late 1970s. But yeah, Russia are still dicks. Just because we’re feckless and slow doesn’t mean it’s OK to punch us repeatedly in the back of the head.