Frontier Former Editor

May 17, 2007

Tom Clancy come true and writ large?

Filed under: big Communist statues, cyberwar, hackers — Frontier Former Editor @ 4:40 pm

Something worthwhile to ponder inbetween bouts of incredulity at Alberto Gonzales’ political survival (something lower than the cockroach) and the continuing existence of Simon Cowell (something only slightly above Alberto Gonzales) . . . .

Ian Traynor in Brussels
Thursday May 17, 2007
The Guardian

Bronze Soldier
Bronze Soldier, the Soviet war memorial removed from Tallinn. Photograph: Timur Nisametdinov/AP

A three-week wave of massive cyber-attacks on the small Baltic country of Estonia, the first known incidence of such an assault on a state, is causing alarm across the western alliance, with Nato urgently examining the offensive and its implications.

The Guardian, 05-17-07

Update: Contrary to The Guardian’s prior assertions, NATO is showing little or no public concern on the matter (here)


  1. Because if we cannot access the FREE PORN HERE and our credit report, the terrorists have already won.

    Actually, I had a moment a while back when my ‘net went out and I tried to call my ISP about it … on my VOIP phone. I was going to review my charges and ask for some money back, but my banking is all done online …

    Maybe we shoulda just stuck with semaphore, eh?

    Gonzo: Impeach
    Cheney: Impeach
    Shrub: Prune with moderate prejudice.

    Comment by Metro — May 17, 2007 @ 4:54 pm

  2. ha ha… I didn’t know there was another NATO

    Comment by nursemyra — May 18, 2007 @ 9:56 am

  3. and I’m still searching for an alternate SEATO . . . .

    Comment by Frontier Former Editor — May 18, 2007 @ 7:46 pm

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