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Wake me when the cyberwar begins

Rob Rosenberger, Vmyths co-founder
Monday, 22 October 2001 As read by the author (MP3) DOES ANYONE KNOW when the horrifying cyberwar will begin? I grow bored with the relentless news coverage about weapon-grade anthrax. Ironically, the oh-so-fragile Internet continues to run without a hitch during World War III. Go figure. You'd think TCP/IP would collapse under the strain of a Jihad computer virus. Amazingly, not only can I reach Amazon.com, but I actually ordered a CD with my credit card. What incredible resiliency! Forget war bonds — I'm buying high-tech stocks. Uh-oh, there goes my alarm clock. Time to take another Cipro and update my antivirus software...