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Time to Wake Up

This is a remarkably clear sighted and thorough summary of how Silicon Valley has used the internet to transfer wealth from creatives to themselves, and set about transforming culture and politics to suit their own aspirations. http://illusionofmore.com/jonathan-taplin-sleeping/ Don’t care about the … Continue reading

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Global Mode is just the beginning of the end, or the end of the beginning

Sometimes I think The NZ Herald is being sponsored by Big Tech. Are they even aware of the partisan twaddle their journalists are hacking out? It’s a bit like they’re employing people to piss on their own graves. But anyway, … Continue reading

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Is Google Evil?

Yes, Virginia, I’m afraid it is.  In, oh,  so many ways. Read this: http://googlemonitor.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Googles-Anti-Conservative-Values-CPAC-Presentation.pdf The paper is written by a self avowed conservative. But actually, when one gets into the bullet points, even the most dyed in the wool lefty … Continue reading

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Hey Google? Don’t be Evil … Hypocrites

Trust Google to explore the far reaches of hypocrisy: Google pretends to care about human rights | Vox Indie.  

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Why are their pants are on fire?

Because they are liars? Not content with repeating one specious theory after another in order to bolster the myth that piracy is “good for artists”, now the apologists and propagandists for Big Tech are just flagrantly making shit up, trusting … Continue reading

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Mark Twain in 1906

“I am aware that copyright must have a limit, because that is required by the Constitution of the United States, which sets aside the earlier Constitution, which we call the decalogue. The decalogue says you shall not take away from … Continue reading

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