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

Washington Roundup After 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'.