in emerging networks. It’s quite another to bungle about in a volatile region just because one can.
Immediately after Google flamed out in China, it made a beeline for the MENA with a new team of political operators in place. The official line is that the region represents a great market opportunity for the company. The MENA also needs to be listened to in its own way. One hopes Google will listen, and refrain from doing too much evil as it dabbles in the business of politics.
Ruffin is the pseudonym for a member of Cult of the Dead Cow publishing and hacktivist collective