Richard Clarke: Disconnect electrical grid from internet

By David Edwards
Wednesday, April 8, 2009 8:16 EDT
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The Wall Street Journal reported that spies from Russia and China have penetrated the United States power grid. “The intruders haven’t sought to damage the power grid or other key infrastructure, but officials warned they could try during a crisis or war,” the report said.

Former Terrorism Czar Richard Clarke told ABC’s Diane Sawyer that the U.S. should consider disconnecting the power grid from the internet to decrease the likelihood of attack.

This video is from ABC’s Good Morning America, broadcast Apr. 8, 2009.

Download video via RawReplay.com

David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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