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Re: <nettime> The Return of DRM
Morlock Elloi on Sat, 1 May 2010 07:33:23 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> The Return of DRM


The point is that the corporate operators from Palo Alto had insight into
this trend and the following action as it happened, and full ability to
influence it, and do some lead nurturing for future events.

They didn't, because they are good people.

They are such good people that they wouldn't do it even if some other trend
with dire consequences for them, their handlers/investors, others in the
money chain and within power structures around Palo Alto, California and
US.

> This time, some students managed to mobilize several thousand people,
> mainly through facebook, to protest in the street against the neo-nazi
> candidate very early in the campaign. This contributed to her looking
> really old and stuck in the past. The veneer of the party of the young
> was damaged and she did badly at election day (there were many other
> factors contributing to her poor showing, of course.) So, all in all, fb
> played a positive role here.


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