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Israel Awaits Cyberattack From Syrian Electronic Army

The Syrian Electronic Army, related to elements supporting President Assad, intensifies its targeting of government bodies and global media outlets. 
An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code on a man holding a laptop computer, in an office in Warsaw June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel (POLAND - Tags: BUSINESS TELECOMS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTX10ZB5
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Does the Internet invent new phenomena, or just develop and perfect existing phenomena? We find, in most cases, the Internet does not necessarily invent new phenomena, but obviates the physical element — namely, borders and distances in the world we know become superfluous. The Internet then takes terms, phenomena and activities we have known from time immemorial and imbues them with new dimensions. 

This is true for terms such as social networks, espionage, fundraising for various ends and even preparing terrorist activities. Today, the Internet facilitates these and many other activities much faster and more easily than in the past. 

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