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Somewhat sad to see the cyber security war narrative becoming the top voted comment on hackernews.

Until the public realize that they are themselves the target of those cyber security war activities by their own government, those revelations can not be damaging enough.

Just to support the point: Today the new Snowden movie is all over the news, while practically nobody seems to care bout those revelations you claim being really damaging.




> Until the public realize that they are themselves the target of those cyber security war activities by their own government, those revelations can not be damaging enough

This is entirely true. Us plebes have been caught in the middle. And the surveillance programs are not just about cyber warfare. The NSA/DHS use them for other things as well (handing off to CIA/FBI/DEA, building profiles of people, social manipulation, etc). But this article from firstlook IS about cyber warfare.

The leaked document itself says "U.S. Strategic Command - Joint Function Component Command - Network Warfare".

> Today the new Snowden movie is all over the news, while practically nobody seems to care bout those revelations you claim being really damaging

Isn't that argumentum ad populum? The news media coverage of the Snowden revelations has been horrendous, limited and misleading through and through. In fact the Snowden movie being in the news is a great example of how the public is disconnected with what's going on. It's not a "Snowden documentary" or a "Snowden lecture" or a "Snowden document analysis". It's a short hour and change person story with a bleached narrative devoid of the content of the actual documents.




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