Beware charismatic leaders; they won’t save us

I’m glad Paul Jorgensen is blogging more. Earlier posts (now gone) of the dirty BGP tricks China Telecom was playing alerted me to a huge security problem that no mainstream tech blogger covered and helped me track down the big Google BGP leak that brought down most of the Japanese internet on August 25, 2017.

His take of fake corporate heroes is an excellent reminder that corporate heroes are mostly marketing. To which I would add that in the case of Carlos Ghosn, the corporate savior image was nothing but marketing, media manipulation…and good old ‘west is best’ cultural snobbery. The very same western cultural snobbery his apologists use to defend him.