Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Frozen in cyberspace, barring an EMP attack

Not to much response yet to the Digital Death Plan... Now, have a look (another look, because we've seen these kinds of things before) at how your digital life can do you in... Google is forever.
Mom always said "if you can't say something nice..."

I've previously shared with you that if you connect with the right service or people, you can expunge stuff about yourself from the net. Especially if you have big bucks.

Big bucks or not, don't bank on anything. Remember, the Iranians (according to the feds) are out to get us, and get us good, and maybe they could do that in Dark Angel fashion.

Imagine your bank, or doctor's office, or even the local gas station following a pulse bomb attack. They (and you, and I) would be SOL.As Max says in the narration in Episode 1 of the Dark Angel television series, "the electromagnetic pulse turned all the one and zeros into plain old zeros..." An EMP attack would literally send thousands of small and mid-sized businesses in the United States into bankruptcy in less than a millisecond.

The failure of the electrical grid due to an EMP is another potential danger to America. Not to mention all methods of communications (except maybe for the old hard-wired Bell telephone landline system, which has somehow managed to survive as an analog entity in this digital world.)

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  1. an EMP attack is definitely a possibility, especially with countries like Iran looking to develop nukes. I read a pretty good novel called One Second After by William Fortschen that described what could happen to the US if hit by an EMP attack

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