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A television series from 1960s, a cowboy version of "Bond, James Bond (007)" that sets modern spy scenarios in the past American frontier, replete with special technology just as in the Bond novels and films.
The Wild Wild West (www) is symbolic of the World Wide Web (the www of URLs), a lawless zone like the frontier of old where virtually anything goes. This could have easily been avoided if online access had been tied to personal identification and physical address as is required by any other institution, such as banking and financial institutions, telephone service and utility providers, etc. Instead of fostering responsible technology, "free" email accounts, "burner" phones, etc. have been allowed (almost as if by design) that aid and abet criminality.

Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet  — Yasha Levine
Election systems are now being increasingly seen as a theater for warfare between competing nation states. So, if you are DARPA [Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency] and your reason for existence is to create hi-tech weapons for the future, then you are going to be looking at electronic voting systems as a theater of war where the country could be attacked by a foreign adversary. That explains why DARPA is involved.
But DARPA and some of these companies involved can also be seen as foes of Americans’ popular will.... We can hypothesize about what’s really going on and what their intentions are, but clearly the Pentagon R&D Lab for war should not be anywhere near America’s electoral system because it represents a huge and powerful and unaccountable force in the American political system whose interests often run counter to democracy.
The fact that we are handing over the keys of American democracy to the military-industrial complex — it’s like giving the keys to the henhouse to a fox and saying, ‘here come in and take whatever you want.’ It’s obviously dangerous. Microsoft's ElectionGuard A Trojan Horse for a Military-Industrial Takeover of US Elections [W]hy DARPA’s role at Galois is of concern. This stems mainly from the fact that DARPA is currently developing Orwellian and nightmarish “Terminator” technologies — including efforts to implant chips into soldiers’ brains, replace most human soldiers with robot soldiers, and create killer “Terminator” robots — and autonomous artificial-intelligence targeting systems that will use social media to identify potential targets.