Fox News' breakdown of the world historical events in Egypt: "It was a revolution that started on Facebook. It was sustained by Twitter. And saved by Google." And yet no joy is derived from this reading. This form of Americanization—major American internet corporations facilitating the democratization of an Arab society—seems instead to be the source of anxiety. Why is such the case? I will mention one of two possible answers: Because the terrorist action which destroyed the Twin Towers and plunged the US into a long and expensive and meaningless war was also facilitated by non-military instruments and services—commercial airlines, pilot training, box cutters. We are now beginning to see the other side of the same coin; behind the one that displays innocuous consumers is the side that displays enemies of the state.