“Super Weapons” for whom?

While most countries are busy developing advanced weapons technologies and even more advanced technologies to counter the advanced super weapons that their rivals or foes are developing, billions of dollars are being spent for non-productive and highly destructive objectives. Do citizens of these countries want all these weapons? Weapons which will obliterate citizens of other . . . → Read More: “Super Weapons” for whom?

Operation Payback cripples MasterCard site in revenge for WikiLeaks ban

Hackers attack credit card company and Swedish prosecution authority as ‘censorship’ row escalates Follow the latest on our WikiLeaks live blog

The websites of the international credit card MasterCard and the Swedish prosecution authority are among the latest to be taken offline in the escalating technological battle over WikiLeaks, web censorship and perceived political pressure.

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Finally something worth watching

When I wrote rather vehemently about the ‘mindless media-ocrity’ of our news channels, I did not anticipate anything but a speedy decline into the abyss of televised tripe. However, with the advent of high quality investigative programmes and docu-dramas, Pakistani television has taken a new direction. Good television is not just entertaining but also socially . . . → Read More: Finally something worth watching