[NetBehaviour] Captives of the Cloud: Part I.

James Morris james at jwm-art.net
Wed Apr 10 00:12:02 CEST 2013

On 09/04/13 netbehaviour <netbehaviour at furtherfield.org> wrote:
>Captives of the Cloud: Part I.
>By Daniel van der Velden and Vinca Kruk
>We are the voluntary prisoners of the cloud; we are being watched over 
>by governments we did not elect.
>Wael Ghonim, Google’s Egyptian executive, said: “If you want to
>liberate a society just give them the internet.”1 But how does one
>liberate a society that already has the internet? In a society
>permanently connected through pervasive broadband networks, the shared
>internet is, bit by bit and piece by piece, overshadowed by the

Well worth reading, both parts, and accessible language.

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