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Modified dragon used from and attributed to clipartfest.comDecided to pick up from multiple platforms and put my collection of notes, skills, experience, and opinions in one place so I can just refer disbelievers to this authoritative blog and save us all time and energy 🙂 I will copy old and add new content as I come across them. Better late than never … which is BTW not always true. Expect some intermingling of reality and comedy – ever so relevant now.

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From Nord Stream to Novichok: Kremlin Propaganda on Google’s Front Page

On May 24, an international team of investigators from the Netherlands, Australia, Malaysia, and Ukraine announced that a Russian anti-aircraft missile was directly responsible for the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 (MH17).

Source: From Nord Stream to Novichok: Kremlin Propaganda on Google’s Front Page

Pentagon Puts Cyberwarriors on the Offensive, Increasing the Risk of Conflict

Until now, the Cyber Command has assumed a largely defensive posture, but in the spring the Defense Department opened the door to nearly daily raids on foreign networks, seeking to head off attacks.

Source: Pentagon Puts Cyberwarriors on the Offensive, Increasing the Risk of Conflict

AP: Trump 2020 working with ex-Cambridge Analytica staffers

A company run by former officials at Cambridge Analytica, the political consulting firm brought down by a scandal over how it obtained Facebook users’ private data, has quietly been working for President Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election effort, The Associated Press has learned.

Source: AP: Trump 2020 working with ex-Cambridge Analytica staffers

This Surveillance Camera Can See You Sneeze at 4,000 Feet

With its 19 lenses, the Mantis, one of the world’s most powerful cameras, can capture cities and people in the big picture, and then drill down into extraordinary detail. This tool is now powering the Chinese surveillance state. Photo: Qilai Shen for The Wall Street Journal

Source: This Surveillance Camera Can See You Sneeze at 4,000 Feet