Daily Archives: January 21, 2016

Telegram…


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Date: January 21, 2016

01) Telegram

02) Telegram Download Page

03) Technology and the fight against terrorism

“FBI Director James Comey has repeatedly said that the use of social media by ISIS is unprecedented in terms of how aggressively it engages with people in the West. The “court orders” that law enforcement officials use to prevent crimes “are ineffective because devices are protected by encryption,” Comey said last week.”

Given that the FBI cant crack it…Telegram may be worth looking into, for those of us who are justifiably concerned about government [and other forms of] invasion of privacy.

To be clear…I’ve not tried this software, yet…and I private message nobody at all, on a regular basis these days…But, I like having strong, private options available.

Probably sounds strange, for someone who’s put “all” his secrets out there for the world to see…and for someone who believes, we need to come out into the open, and confront this world for what it is doing to us.

As a realist…I know that we sometimes need to have uncompromised privacy.

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Iran: Saudi Arabia is ‘panicking,’ the 2 countries can coexist…


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Date: January 21, 2016

01) Iran: Saudi Arabia is ‘panicking,’ the 2 countries can coexist

“Zarif said that the alliance between Saudi Arabia and Western nations, and the tension between those nations and Iran, provided a “smoke screen” that allowed Saudi Arabia to “export this Wahhabi ideology of extremism.” (Wahhabism is the branch of Sunni Islam practiced in Saudi Arabia.)

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The foreign minister emphasized, as he did in an op-ed for The New York Times earlier this month, that 15 of the 19 September 11 hijackers were Saudis, and blamed the “Wahhabi ideology” for much of the violent extremism now seen in the region and indeed in the West”

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