April 25, 2014

Putin Was Right, The Internet Is a CIA Plot

Eli Lake, The Daily Beast

The Associated Press

On Thursday, Vladimir Putin asserted that the Internet was really a CIA project. I know it sounds crazy, but maybe he’s on to something.

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