[LINK] Head Information Warfare – breakfast - Tues 21 Sept 2021 [Canberra]

Roger Clarke Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au
Sat Aug 14 10:23:16 AEST 2021

> On 13/8/21 9:35 am, Roger Clarke wrote:
>> ... Wikipedia entry ... that's incitement to disclose state secrets.

On 14/8/21 8:46 am, Tom Worthington wrote:
> You assume what is on the Wikipedia is true, but:
>     "In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always
>     be attended by a bodyguard of lies." (Winston Churchill).

That quote should never be used without appending one from Orwell
pointing out the ease with which the public can be convinced that an
eternal state of warfare exists, thereby providing permanent cover for
perpetrators of the whole box of tricks comprising alternative facts /
fake news / misinformation / disinformation / lies.

That way lies social madness.

> So far the  Information Warfare Division has not taken up my suggestion
> for a motto:
>     "confundamus ibi praesidio" (Confuse to Protect).

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