In a word, seignorage, the profit made by a government by issuing currency, esp. the difference between the face value of coins and their production costs. No government would sacrifice that.
If the NSA were on the ball, it would release mountains of spurious, preposterous information to muddy the waters and discredit what's-his-spying-ass-name. Plus any scraps of gossip (real or not) might discourage the misguided critter.
Must I remind yet again? The largest structure in the universe is the universe, because it's a subset of itself. No more largest structure pronouncements, please. The matter is settled. Also sprach Zarathustra.
Like Virgin and Trump, Wolfram is such as egomaniac that he probably has his named stamped on his toilet paper.
Rather than hurting the American economy, it has helped, by keeping tabs on the technologies and business plans of foreign competitors. What do you think industrial spying is? And don't you think that the Federal Government is involved in such espionage. In fact, every major government in the world conducts industrial espionage. Groweth up.
One-third of prisoners in federal prisons are illegal aliens, mostly from Mexico. To fix the prisons, first secure the border.
The punishment is not the imprisonment, because most hackers spend their waking hours confined to a room, cut off from physical contact with other humans. The punishment is isolation from the Internet, which leaves hackers with nothing to do but ponder their sorry, childish selves. That is what hackers truly and deeply fear.
Scientists quantify the universe, so hither, thither, and yon, all they see is computations.
I'm sure the Russians and Chinese would never take advantage of American infrastructure information India.
Offense and defense.
Atomic bombs are not hydrogen bombs.
High-tech companies, one failure away from oblivion. With shortening cycle times and increased numbers of competitors, it becomes even more unlikely that a company will never flop a generation of products.
Putin's ego knows no bounds. Reminds me of what's-his-name occupying the White House.
Zero-point energy? Neutrinos? Gravity?
It's wise to put your company's future in the hands of people overseas. Nothing could go wrong there.