I suspect I'm only going to say what's been said many times before. Regardless: The bulk of this fairly short document, the Traveller News Service items, is basically wargame fiction, but it's not badly done. It gives a lot of detail about the progress of the Rebellion and a fine portrayal of propaganda in the different factions.
But the Virus? Just now I find out that silicon-based creatures from planet X are used as major computer components across the Imperium? A virus that physically reshapes computer chips? A virus written for starship transponders that runs on a combine harvester? This is some sort of arbitrary plot voodoo. There's nothing there that improves on what I could make up myself, or that explains anything that needs to be explained to run a game.
[3 of 5 Stars!]