Quantcast

Smart Grid: What is the Cost?

~ The Rebel ~ 2012/09/23 15:56:15
Around the globe, citizens of all walks of life are invited to realize that we’re all now on the playing field of a corporate control end-game. Through power grid modifications and smart meter installations, monopolistic forces are currently implementing a highly-hackable “smart” system of wireless utility metering, monitoring, selling private data, and control of life in citizens’ homes.

Governments and power corporations around the globe, through an incessant drive to 'modernize the power grid,' have directly created a situation where our entire civilization's energy source is now in danger of being taken down. With hundreds of smart grid projects all being installed simultaneously around the world, we're seeing a globally orchestrated move to quietly merge the entire power grid with the vulnerabilities of the internet. While described by some as insane, it is at the very least completely irresponsible, as it puts everyone at risk by totally opening the door to hacking. Already, in both simulated and actual hacking attacks, smart meters, power generators, and entire utilities on the smart grid have been demonstrated defenseless to hackers. In any case, leading cyber security experts agree that the problem is now massive. From Scientific American to MIT Technology Review, CNN and many other publications, we're hearing how our very basis of life support, the energy that powers our civilization, is now subject to being taken down by hacking. Former CIA Director James Woolsey:

Read More: http://www.rightsidenews.com/2012092217081/life-an...

You!
Add Photos & Videos

Opinions

Leave a comment and start the discussion!

See Votes by State

The map above displays the winning answer by region.

News & Politics

2014/04/16 22:09:42

Hot Questions on SodaHead
More Hot Questions

More Community More Originals