Time has confirmed my predictions made back in the 1970s.
This all is a preface to some articles in the LA Times today that illustrate different aspects of this power to hold one's info and the power to get into someone's info.
- Malik’s Facebook clues Shooter sent two private notes sharing jihadist longings to Pakistani friends online, officials say.
- Plumber sues over ‘jihad’ truck Texan is tormented after his business vehicle shows up in an image posted by rebels — in Syria.
- Mystery owner buys Las Vegas paper Speculation on the sale is that a wealthy individual is looking for political influence.
- Trial of key rights lawyer in China prompts scuffle: Police violently shove away journalists and diplomats seeking to observe proceedings.
- A BROKEN PLEDGE Officials let China Shipping ignore emissions-cutting requirements
The movie Stink! which I saw at the Anchorage International Film Festival chronicled how corporations hide toxic chemicals in products by preventing the FDA and other agencies from even knowing what's in their products, let alone disclosing them to consumers.
Just keep your eyes open for examples of the power to hide or expose information and who wins and who loses.