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Freedom and the Future of the Internet
The Internet has led to revolutions across the world but a crackdown is now in full swing. As whole societies move online, mass surveillance programs are being deployed globally. Our civilization has reached a crossroads. In one direction lies a future promoting “privacy for the weak and transparency for the powerful”; in the other is an internet that transfers power over entire populations to an unaccountable complex of spy agencies and their trans-national corporate allies.
from : Jotunbane (19 Feb 2015)
One of those books it gets harder and harder to disregard. Everybody would love to just ignore this text, but post Snowden we can no longer just call these guys tinfoil wearing conspiracy nuts. I guess 'read it and weep' is most peoples first reaction, 'Read it and Act' would probably be better advice.
Author: Julian Paul Assange (*3 July 1971)
Coauthors: Jacob Appelbaum, Andy Müller-Maguhn, Jérémie Zimmermann
Publisher: OR Books
ISBN: 978-1-939293-00-8, 978-1-939293-01-5
JULIAN ASSANGE is the editor in chief of WikiLeaks and the recipient of the 2009 Amnesty International New Media Award, the 2011 Sydney Peace Foundation Gold Medal, the 2011 Walkley Award for Journalism, and the 2011 Martha Gellhorn Prize. An original contributor to the cypherpunk mailing list, he is the creator of numerous software projects in line with cypherpunk philosophy, including the Rubberhose encryption system and the original code for WikiLeaks. He is the co-author (with Sulette Dreyfus) of Underground, a history of the international hacker movement.
INTRODUCTION: A CALL TO CRYPTOGRAPHIC ARMS
NOTE ON THE VARIOUS ATTEMPTS TO PERSECUTE WIKILEAKS AND PEOPLE ASSOCIATED WITH IT
INCREASED COMMUNICATION VERSUS INCREASED SURVEILLANCE
THE MILITARIZATION OF CYBERSPACE
FIGHTING TOTAL SURVEILLANCE WITH THE LAWS OF MAN
PRIVATE SECTOR SPYING
FIGHTING TOTAL SURVEILLANCE WITH THE LAWS OF PHYSICS
THE INTERNET AND POLITICS
THE INTERNET AND ECONOMICS
PRIVACY FOR THE WEAK, TRANSPARENCY FOR THE POWERFUL
RATS IN THE OPERA HOUSE
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