February 4th, 2006


Из только что опубликованного американского Quadrennial Defense Review:

The United States remains concerned about the erosion of democracy in Russia, the curtailment of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and freedom of the press, the centralization of political power and limits on economic freedom. Internationally, the United States welcomes Russia as a constructive partner but views with increasing concern its sales of disruptive weapons technologies abroad and actions that compromise the political and economic independence and territorial integrity of other states.

В прошлом QDR, в 2001 г., было Collapse )

Не то, чтобы это было очень важно, но за тенденцией наблюдать интересно.


Воскресная NYT:

AOL and Yahoo are about to start charging companies 1/4 of a cent to a penny per message if they wish to bypass spam filters. [...] The senders must promise to contact only people who have agreed to receive their messages, or risk being blocked entirely.

Интересно во что это все разовьется.