By doing this, are other nations indeed not trying to attack the freedom of speech, religion, and press granted by the very founding charter of the US Government? Is that not in itself a form of agression on another countries Government? Do we then get to hear the UN say "Oh dear, I hadn't thought of that" and vanish in puff of logic?
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The point is the next big thing is not something you ever plan for. It happens. Did ARPA know their net was going to change the way we do business? No. Will something else come along and change the way we work, live, and exist? Yes, because it always does.
Now go turn your crystal balls into magic 8 balls. They are more reliable that way.