And that's not all; it's also going to be cost-effective:

Spare bandwidth on the Skynet 5 system will be sold to Nato countries and other "friendly" governments, bringing revenue back to Paradigm and the MoD.

Wait. The Skynet system? Did that really just say Skynet?

Oh, man. Good thing Sarah Connor's coming back in January. Flickr image by Luisvilla

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