Russia’s domestic Internet traffic mysteriously passes through Chinese routers

This isn’t a simple case of BRICS implementing their own Internet, to circumvent NSA spying… Russia’s Internet traffic has been passing through China, the purpose of which remains a mystery to the vast majority. -LW   Unexplained diversion underscores insecurity of Net’s global routing system. Domestic Internet traffic traveling inside the borders of Russia has […]

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Realm of the Dakini

This fleeting world A star at dawn, a bubble in a stream A flash of lightening in a summer cloud A flickering lamp, a phantom and a dream Yield and you need not break Bent you can straighten Emptied you can hold Torn you can mend

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Foucault on Panopticon

Along with other social theorists, Foucault believed that knowledge is always a form of power, but he took it a step further and told us that knowledge can be gained from power; producing it, not preventing it. Through observation, new knowledge is produced. In his view, knowledge is forever connected to power, and often wrote […]

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