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USA Today as DoD cyber-war mouthpiece

Anyone seeking advanced tuition in passing off government propaganda as news ought to consult USA Today columnist Andrea Stone's recent item entitled "Cyberspace: The next battlefield" for an exhaustive master-class in exactly what not to do if one entertains hopes of pulling the wool over their readers' eyes on behalf of the State.
Thomas C Greene, 23 Jun 2001

‘Chinaman’ dethrones ‘Hacker’ on cyber-terror hit parade

Washington RoundupAfter years of failure trying to generate mass paranoia with the 'pitiless teenage hacker', the US government this week trotted out its new and improved cyber-terror strawman: the one-billion-strong 'Yellow Menace'.
Thomas C Greene, 23 Jun 2001