Former director of national intelligence Mike McConnell has an op-ed in today’s Washington Post hyping the threat of “cyber-war.” We’ve been hearing about a “digital Pearl Harbor” since the day after 9/11, and we haven’t heard the end of it yet — we won’t so long as former spymasters like McConnell can turn abundant profits as “executive vice president of Booz Allen Hamilton, which consults on cybersecurity for the private and public sector.” Glenn Greewald tweets an apposite question: “How much $ would Mike McConnell’s Booz Allen make from the massive ‘cyber-war’ policies he advocates in his WP Op-Ed?”
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