«Most Americans are understandably shocked by what they view as an unprecedented attack on our political system. But intelligence veterans, and scholars who have studied covert operations, have a different, and quite revealing, view. ‘If you ask an intelligence officer, did the Russians break the rules or do something bizarre, the answer is no, not at all,” said Steven L. Hall, who retired in 2015 after 30 years at the C.I.A., where he was the chief of Russian operations. The United States “absolutely” has carried out such election influence operations historically, he said, “and I hope we keep doing it.’»
Source : Russia Isn’t the Only One Meddling in Elections. We Do It, Too. – The New York Times
«According to the document, the Telegram Open Network (TON) will be a “third generation” blockchain with more efficient transaction and scaling capabilities than current solutions like Bitcoin and Ethereum.TNW has been able to confirm the authenticity of the white paper leaked by Cryptovest with an independent source.Here is the leaked document as obtained from Cryptovest and corroborated by TNW» -> Telegram Open Network
Source : Here is the leaked white paper for the massive Telegram ICO
«Re-Engineering Humanity brings a pragmatic if somewhat dystopic perspective to the technological phenomena of our age. Humans are learning machines and we learn from our experiences. This book made me ask myself whether the experiences we are providing to our societies are in fact beneficial in the long run» – Vint Cerf.
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«Gates pointed to the companies’ ‘enthusiasm about making financial transactions anonymous and invisible, and their view that even a clear mass-murdering criminal’s communication should never be available to the government. […] There’s no question of ability; it’s the question of willingness.’»
Source : Bill Gates: tech companies inviting government intervention – Axios