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#1. You don't have to be a nerd or a programmer or a network engineer to make a difference. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#2. The basic technical protocols that have enabled the Internet to work in such a globally interconnected way are developed and shared openly by a community of engineers. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#3. In the United States, whatever you may think of Julian Assange, even people who are not necessarily big fans of his are very concerned about the way in which the United States government and some companies have handled Wikileaks. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#4. I do not know of a Chinese blogger who has gone to jail, but I know several who have had their blogs shut down. I also know some Chinese bloggers who have received threatening phone calls from police warning them to 'be careful.' In some cases, they stopped blogging for a while. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#5. Many of the Kuomintang elite in Taiwan have relatives among the ruling elite here on mainland China. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#6. An individual's treatment and alternatives in life may depend as much on the reputation of the group to which that person belongs as on their own merit. - Author: Catharine MacKinnon
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#7. In not having an appointment at Harvard, I'm in the company of a great many people whose work I admire tremendously, in particular women of color. - Author: Catharine MacKinnon
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#8. There is a great deal of concern in the Chinese military that Taiwan's reunification with China is drifting further and further away. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#9. As a citizen of a community, if you never vote or engage, don't be surprised when the outcome doesn't serve your interests; you've never done anything to push things in the right direction. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#10. The Internet is empowering everybody. It's empowering Democrats. It's empowering dictators. It's empowering criminals. It's empowering people who are doing really wonderful and creative things. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#11. MacKinnon's treatment of the central issue of pornography as she herself poses it - the harm that pornography does to women - is shockingly causal. Much of her evidence is anecdotal, and in a nation of 260 Million people, anecdotes are a weak form of evidence. - Author: Richard Posner
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#12. If China can't even given LinkedIn enough breathing room to operate in China, that would be a very unfortunate signal for a government to send its professionals about its priorities. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#13. I get the impression that most Chinese entrepreneurs are so focussed on doing what they need to do to succeed in the Chinese market - which is a big enough challenge even for the established players - that nobody is thinking much about the longer run or the bigger global picture. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#14. The Internet is an empowering force for people who are protesting against the abuse of power. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#15. I think one of the problems I think with a lot of people in high school is that people don't think of the Internet as a real place or a place that has physical consequences in the physical world. This happens with adults who ought to know better, too. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#16. You grow up with your father holding you down and covering your mouth so another man can make a horrible searing pain between your legs. - Author: Catharine MacKinnon
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#17. Sexuality is to feminism what work is to Marxism ... - Author: Catharine MacKinnon
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#18. We have to start thinking of ourselves as citizens of the Internet, not just passive users. I don't see how we can bring about change in our digital lives if we don't take responsibility. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#19. Congress may not get the Internet, but the Internet doesn't get Congress, either. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#20. Human beings are the center of the universe from only one perspective, and that is our own. - Author: J.B. MacKinnon
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#21. Postmodernism is an academic theory, originating in academia with an academic elite, not in the world of women and men, where feminist theory is rooted. - Author: Catharine MacKinnon
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#22. Compliance with the Stop Online Piracy Act would require huge overhead spending by Internet companies for staff and technologies dedicated to monitoring users and censoring any infringing material from being posted or transmitted. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#23. The Patriot Act, passed overwhelmingly but hastily after 9/11, allows the FBI to obtain telecommunication, financial, and credit records without a court order. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#24. Research In Motion, the owner of BlackBerry, has been asked by a range of governments to comply with surveillance requirements. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#25. In the physical world, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a wanted man. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#26. Instead of being lionized and admired for her genius, instead of being able to earn a decent living as a writer, Andrea Dworkin was misrepresented and demonized. - Author: Catharine MacKinnon
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#27. Google's entire business model and its planning for the future are banking on an open and free Internet. And it will not succeed if the Internet becomes overly balkanized. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#28. The Internet is a politically contested space. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#29. Most people who use the Internet seem take its nature and characteristics for granted, like we take air and water for granted. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#30. Amazon webhosting dropped Wikileaks as a customer after receiving a complaint from U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman, despite the fact that Wikileaks had not been charged, let alone convicted, of any crime. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#31. In the wake of the Internet getting shut down in Egypt - something that also happened in Xinjiang - I know that there are groups working on ways to help people get online when domestic networks get shut down. This could also be of use to some people in China. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#32. We willingly share personal information with companies for the convenience of using their products. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#33. Laws and mechanisms originally meant to enforce copyright, protect children and fight online crime are abused to silence or intimidate political critics. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#34. Companies have choices to make about what extent they're handling their users' content. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#35. The way I think liberties get eroded is not that all of a sudden you become an Orwellian state, but gradually it becomes harder for people with unpopular views to speak out without being in danger, be it from the state or just from the majority of the people who don't like them. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#36. Digital activism did not spring immaculately out of Twitter and Facebook. It's been going on ever since blogs existed. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#37. The potential for the abuse of power through digital networks - upon which we the people now depend for nearly everything, including our politics - is one of the most insidious threats to democracy in the Internet age. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#38. Twitter is growing up, expanding into other countries, and recognizing that the Internet is contrary to what people hoped; the government does reach into the Internet. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#39. Human rights in cyberspace are really no different from rights in the physical world. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#40. To have a .cn domain, you have to be a registered business. You have to prove your site is legal. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#41. The user in China wants the same thing that any Internet user wants - privacy in conversations, maximum access to information, and the ability to speak their minds online. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#42. QQ is not secure. You might as well be sharing your information with the Public Security Bureau. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#43. Freedom only remains healthy if we think about the implications of what we do on a day-to-day basis. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#44. While American intellectual property deserves protection, that protection must be won and defended in a manner that does not stifle innovation, erode due process under the law, and weaken the protection of political and civil rights on the Internet. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#45. Authoritarian systems evolve. Authoritarianism in the Internet Age is not your old Cold War authoritarianism. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#46. You were inside my body, but somehow 'tis my soul you touched, Iain Mackinnon. - Author: Pamela Clare
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#47. We know things with our lives and we live that knowledge, beyond what any theory has yet theorized. - Author: Catharine A. MacKinnon
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#48. Anything illegal under Chinese law is, of course, not protected by copyright. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#49. Distance is the Enemy of Awareness. - Author: J.B. MacKinnon
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#50. The arena of logic was made by men for men; it was expressly founded on the exclusion of what is not male, as well as what is not Greek, not Christian, nor Western, not Aryan. - Author: Catharine MacKinnon
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#51. The Olympics brought a lot of development to Beijing, but I don't see that there have been any changes to human rights as a result of the Olympics. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#52. Law in the United States is at once a powerful medium and a medium for power. - Author: Catharine MacKinnon
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#53. If China someday gains a more fair, just, and accountable system of government, it will be due to the hard work and efforts of the Chinese people, not due to the inexorable workings of any particular technology. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#54. One-way monologues through the Voice of America and Radio Free Asia don't have much street cred with China's Internet generation, to be honest. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#55. As a condition for entry into the Chinese market, Apple had to agree to the Chinese government's censorship criteria in vetting the content of all iPhone apps available for download on devices sold in mainland China. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#56. There has been a rising tide of criticism about China's treatment of foreign companies. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#57. We're going to get the Internet we deserve, and those people who are the most active in shaping the Internet to their liking are going to win out. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#58. Internet companies created the social-media tools that fueled the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street insurgencies, and that have helped political candidates rally grass-roots support. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#59. As it turns out, American-made technology had helped Mubarak and his security state collect, compile, and parse vast amounts of data about everyday citizens. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#60. Like it or not, Google and the Chinese government are stuck in a tense, long-term relationship, and can look forward to more high-stakes shadow-boxing in the netherworld of the world's most elaborate system of censorship. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#61. Seemingly small choices and small actions add up over time. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#62. Citizens' rights cannot be protected if their digital activities are governed and policed by opaque and publicly unaccountable corporate mechanisms. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#63. There is respect for law, and then there is complicity in lawlessness. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#64. Google attempted to run a search engine in China, and they ended up giving up. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#65. We're at a point in history that whether the Internet is going to evolve in a way that's compatible with democracy and human rights is really kind of up in the air. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#66. All women live in objectification the way fish live in water. - Catharine A. MacKinnon WHEN - Author: Jessica Valenti
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#67. Division may be rational or irrational. Dominance either seems or is justified. Difference is. - Author: Catharine A. MacKinnon
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#68. There is a broad movement that has been holding companies accountable on human rights for a long time. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#69. Activists from the Middle East to Asia to the former Soviet states have all been telling me that they suffer from increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#70. In other words, for purposes of sex discrimination law, to be a woman means either to be like a man or like a lady. We have to meet either the male standard for males or the male standard for females. - Author: Catharine A. MacKinnon
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#71. In a society in which equality is a fact, not merely a word, words of racial or sexual assault and humiliation will be nonsense syllables. - Author: Catharine A. MacKinnon
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#72. Almost every week, there are stories in the press or on Chinese social media about what even the official Chinese media call 'hot online topics:' stories about how people in a particular village or town used Weibo to expose malfeasance by local or regional authorities. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#73. If multi-stakeholder Internet governance is to survive an endless series of challenges, its champions must commit to serving the interests and protecting the rights of all Internet users around the world, particularly those in developing countries where Internet use is growing fastest. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#74. The critical question is: How do we ensure that the Internet develops in a way that is compatible with democracy? - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#75. While the Internet can't be controlled 100 percent, it's possible for governments to filter content and discourage people from organizing. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#76. Every year in China, Internet executives are officially rewarded for their 'patriotism.' - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#77. The 'Shawshank Redemption' has nothing to do with China, but that hasn't kept social media censors from blocking the movie's title from searches on the country's most popular Twitter-like microblogging service, Weibo. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#78. Feminism is built on believing women's accounts of sexual use and abuse by men. - Author: Catharine MacKinnon
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#79. The sovereigns of the Internet are acting like they have a divine right to govern. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#80. I don't think there's any serious discussion inside the Chinese government about liberalising. I don't think anything's going to change in China until enough Chinese say, 'We're not going to play this game any more.' - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#81. Men, permitted to put words (and other things) in women's mouths, create scenes in which women desperately want to be bound, battered, tortured, humiliated, and killed. - Author: Catharine MacKinnon
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#82. Nobody is forcing anybody who is uncomfortable with the terms of service to use Facebook. Executives point out that Internet users have choices on the Web. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#83. Pretty much anybody who does creative work in China navigates the gray zone. People aren't clear about where the line is any more, beyond which life gets really nasty and you become a dissident without having intended ever to be one. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#84. We must all rise to the challenge to demonstrate that security and prosperity in the Internet age are not only compatible with liberty, they ultimately depend on it. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#85. Would the Protestant Reformation have happened without the printing press? Would the American Revolution have happened without pamphlets? Probably not. But neither printing presses nor pamphlets were the heroes of reform and revolution. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#86. While the federal government is required by law to document publicly its wiretapping of phone lines, it is not required to do so with Internet communications. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#87. People can find eroticism in relations with people whom they respect and whom they see as equals. - Author: Catharine MacKinnon
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#88. In all these situations, there was not enough violence against them to take it beyond the category of sex; they were not coerced enough. - Author: Catharine MacKinnon
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#89. Increasingly, people have very little tolerance for anything that smacks of propaganda. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#90. I know plenty of people in China who don't like what their government does to the Falun Gong, but they don't want to entrust their data to the Falun Gong, either. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#91. Facebook and Google are battling over who will be our gateway to the rest of the Internet through 'like' buttons and universal logins - giving them huge power over our online identities and activities. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#92. So long as confusion reigns, there will be no successful global Internet agenda, only contradiction. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#93. If pornography is part of your sexuality, then you have no right to your sexuality. - Author: Catharine MacKinnon
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#94. Women are socially disadvantaged in controlling sexual access to their bodies through socialization to customs that define a woman's body as for sexual use by men. Sexual access is regularly forced or pressured or routinized beyond denial. - Author: Catharine MacKinnon
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#95. If you appreciate what you have you will always be happy. - Author: Cinda Crabbe MacKinnon
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#96. It is time to stop debating whether the Internet is an effective tool for political expression and instead to address the much more urgent question of how digital technology can be structured, governed, and used to maximize the good and minimize the evil. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#97. The Tunisian blogger and activist Sami Ben Gharbia has written passionately about how U.S. government involvement in grassroots digital spaces can endanger those who are already vulnerable to accusations by nasty regimes of acting as foreign agents. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#98. Even in democratic society, we don't have good answers how to balance the need for security on one hand and the protection of free speech on the other in our digital networks. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#99. Personal soundness is not an absence of problems but a way of reacting to them. - Author: Donald M. MacKinnon
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#100. I am well aware of the facts presented by numerous security experts on the many ways in which the United States' digital networks have come under siege by cybercriminals and under daily assault by hackers in league with various foreign governments. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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