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Thrust of argument: Peter Lee writes 'the Sony hack (was) Made in America!'. Direction of resistance / implied resistance: Lee speculates 'Maybe the NSA (or Israel, which may have mischievously released Stuxnet just to bedevil anybody else who was controlling banks of uranium centrifuges with Siemens PLCs) also committed the cyber equivalent of proliferating WMDs to terrorists: putting the world's most powerful cyberweapon in the hands of the black-hat hacking community.'

 

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Removal of resistance: In their superior way, the average consumer will feel that the technicalities of this issue are too 'complex' for them and it's better for them to leave that sort of brain work to their governments and employers! Unification: 'The inference that Shamoon was plausibly 1) retaliation for US/Israeli dirty tricks and 2) using US/Israel's own dirty trickbag, casts an interesting sidelight on Panetta's remarks. Maybe the true significance of his speech was that the US government now realized US interests were vulnerable to effective cyber-retaliation, and it was time to play the 'foreign menace' card in order to inoculate the US security establishment against rather well-founded suspicions that its own cyber-shenanigans might result in heightened threats and gigantic costs for US corporations that otherwise might not have a dog in the global cyberfight. You know, like Sony.'
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