Critical Infrastructure Depends on the Internet – Shutdowns Would Be a ‘Bomb Drop’ on a Nation


Actor Simon Pegg has warned that any widespread disruption to Internet service would be “like dropping a bomb on the country,” because “there are so many things online” people have become dependent on in regards to day-to-day life.

“We are living in a very difficult peace at the moment, especially online,” Pegg Told The Daily Beast discusses its new cybersecurity-themed television series, undeclared war, “All of us, every major cyber player on earth, have already had exploits planted in each other’s cyber infrastructures.”

“We’re living out a similar deterrent situation as we did with the nuclear arsenal in the ’80s, with things ready for everyone to go through,” star wars The actor continued. “Everything about putting Putin’s plane down 20,000 feet on the show or turning off the lights in his office, it’s all possible — and for us too.”

Pegg went on to say that “if the internet shuts down today, it will have disastrous consequences. And that’s just shutting down the internet. There are so many things online that we depend on, from hospital visits to everyday life.” .

“It would be like dropping a bomb on the country – it’s a similar thing, and it’s entirely possible that it could happen,” star trek Actor added. “So yeah, it made me feel like, oh shit, maybe Safe West is a myth.”

While actors acknowledge that the loss of the Internet would be “devastating” for people, many social media platforms continue to censor content and ban users based on a growing list of arbitrary rules on unacceptable speech to left-wing activists. We do.

In March, Google-owned YouTube sensor Ukraine on fireA 2016 documentary chronicling the events of Euromaidan, the uprising that overthrew Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich and installed a pro-EU, pro-NATO government.

Last year, Twitter permanently banned then-President Donald Trump from its platform, while Facebook and Instagram off The 45th president has been taken out of his accounts indefinitely. These social media platforms have also faced heavy backlash over the years for banning and censoring a significant amount of other users.

Platforms also censor and curtail the content that their users see. In July, one of the latest examples of seemingly endless instances of online censorship, Twitter sensor “Ellen Page” from trending after complaints from left-wing media outlets.

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