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[liberationtech] data manipulation
coderman at gmail.com
Tue Nov 10 02:32:43 PST 2015
On 11/10/15, carlo von lynX <lynX at time.to.get.psyced.org> wrote:
> in other words, these methods based on JTRIG and KARMA POLICE
> dismantle democracy at its foundation - the ability to form a
> political opinion and to make government act accordingly.
the combination of mass spying for mass media control (including propaganda)
is abhorrent, and as yet unrestrained.
> for as long as we do not produce a surveillance-resistant social
> networking and communication platform, we are not in a state of
> democracy. anywhere in the world. i cannot imagine any higher
> political priority than to fix the internet and create a distributed
> social network to replace facebook and the like.
decentralization is a moral imperative for many reasons!
and a fully decentralized IT infrastructure might thwart centralized
power most effectively.
> what do you think?
fully decentralizing these types of services, along with
decentralizing the production of computing systems which support them,
some of the most challenging problems in technology. good luck! :)
P.S. these are also my favorite problems to explore. don't get discouraged!
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