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Thursday, September 18, 2008

Is The Next Terror Attack Being
Planned By Virtual Gaming?

From National Terror Alert Response Center:

    The American military and intelligence communities are increasingly worried that would-be bin Ladens might gather in a virtual world, to plan a real-life attack. But the spies haven’t given many details, about how it might be done. Now, a Pentagon researcher has laid out how such a terror plot might unfold. The planning ground is World of Warcraft. The main target of this possibly nuclear strike: the White House.

    There’s been no public proof to date of terrorists hatching plots in virtual worlds. But online spaces like World of Warcraft are making some spooks, generals and Congressmen extremely nervous. They imagine terrorists rehearsing attacks in these worlds, just like the U.S. military trains with commercial shoot-em-up games. They worry that the massively multiplayer games make it incredibly easy to gather plotters from around the world. But, mostly, virtual worlds are nerve-wracking to spies because they’re so hard to monitor. The accounts are pseudonymous. The access is global. The jargon is thick. And most of the spy agencies’ employees aren’t exactly level-70 shamans.

    In a presentation late last week at the Director of National Intelligence Open Source Conference in Washington, Dr. Dwight Toavs, a professor at the Pentagon-funded National Defense University, gave a bit of a primer on virtual worlds to an audience largely ignorant about what happens in these online spaces.

The Liberals and Progressives would rather the U.S. or our allies actually experience another terrorist attack rather than trying to infiltrate terrorist gamers. We wouldn't want to violate their civil liberties.

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Comments:
Well hopefully DemocRATS will be occupying the White House if the World of Warcraft becomes real. Hopefully neither happens. But lets be realistic, DemocRATS will be for "illegal" surveillance after they were against it if they ever seize power. Of course they won't use "illegal" surveillance to find terrorists. They will use "illegal surveillance to spy on Republicans. Hmmmm. When has this happened before?
 
DemocRATS will be for "illegal" surveillance after they were against it.

Yep, no doubt Molson. Just like all the Obama Cultists puking blood when Bush and Republicans voted for FISA laws authorizing wiretapping etc. Then, a few month ago when Fraudbama voted FOR the exact same bill, all his cult followers were silent. What a bunch of hypocrites we have with them, unlike anything I've ever seen before.
 
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