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CAT | Fiction

In the tradition of Jonathan Swift’s “A Modest Proposal” is “The Dictator’s Practical Guide to Internet Power Retention, Global Edition”.

Under the pretext of being a guide on how to crack down on Internet dissent for dictators, it does a nice job of analyzing how the Internet is used by dissidents, and the techniques used by governments to crack down on those practices.

Thanks to boingboing for bringing this to my attention.

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From The Magazine : Radar Online : Cory Doctorow imagines a world in which Google is evil

This is a wonderful short piece of fiction about the logical conclusion of our current path towards universal on-line data collection. The ultimate in paranoia fiction

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