[LINK] Bruce Schneier: Privacy eroded in virtual world
Deus Ex Machina
vicc at cia.com.au
Fri Feb 25 14:52:41 EST 2005
r.polanskis at uws.edu.au [r.polanskis at uws.edu.au] wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Feb 2005, Deus Ex Machina wrote:
> > myth. name names. who are these corporate masters? is it John Elliot,
> > Messrs Packer?
> Hmm, you forgot good old Rupe Murdoch.... ...an obvious candidate.
> Corporately you have Raytheon, Westinghouse, General Electric,
> General Motors, Microsoft, Coca-Cola/Amatil, Lever and Kitchen, Monsanto
> and others, personnel from which are all sitting on Govt advisory boards
> in various capacities and steering govts in the west where the best
> corporate advantages can be gained and not always with the best
> intentions for ordinary people as their main goal. Who can forget the
> United Fruit Company and the role they played in Cuba, for example.
> What about how Costello rolled over so easily over the sale of WMC?
> No points for guessing who's really in charge in that debacle....
> ....Pigiron Bob all over again.........
> All modern western govts kowtow to the corporate masters. It's a fact of
> life and I think people are only just beginning to realise how little
> control they have over their govts. It's a mutual agreement and
> it's how govts stay in power and how corporations make the megabucks.
and who owns these corporate? mostly pension funds. that my friend is you.
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