TQM & LOs LO11335

Diana Mordock (104022.36@CompuServe.COM)
09 Dec 96 21:42:10 EST

Replying to LO11312 --

Replying to the discussion as to the impact of the Internet-LO 11312-

I agree with Ben and his son, that the Internet is fun and powerful and I
feel that it contributed to my life greatly, especially since I have
participated in this forum. But in all else, we take the good with the

I was reading an article in the Sunday San Francisco Chronicleon Helen
Caldicott, the Australian physician who galvanized the
anti-nucleur/disarmament movement in the early 70's and brought it into
influence in the 80's. Part of the interview spoke of the continuing
nuclear threat. This is how Ms. Caldicott answered a question of nuclear

"Nuclear terrorism is going to be a fact of life. There is so much
plutonium and enriched uranium in Russia that is being smuggled out
through the black market. You don't need much, and you can get the design
from the Internet and make your own bomb."

Designs for nuclear disasters available on the Internet? As with every
technology, every civilization, and society, dangerous information as well
as information that advance humanity exists and will be used by those
drawn to each. The fact that this particular information is so easily
available scared the heck out of me. Freedom of information is a two
edged sword.

Diana Mordock
(415) 924-3339


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