- Open, transparent environments are more secure and more stable than closed, opaque ones.
- While Internet services can be interrupted, the Internet as a global system is ultimately resilient to attacks, even sophisticated and widely distributed ones.
- The connectedness of the Internet – people talking with people – counters the divisiveness terrorists are trying to create.
- The openness of the Internet may be exploited by terrorists, but as with democratic governments, openness minimizes the likelihood of terrorist acts and enables effective responses to terrorism. fertile ground…
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