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Re: <nettime> David Solomonoff on the perils and pitfalls of InternetFre
John Young on Fri, 4 Mar 2011 17:24:39 +0100 (CET)

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Re: <nettime> David Solomonoff on the perils and pitfalls of InternetFreedom

Big hand for the nym punkcast, Joly. 

Yes, this is an argument going around to stigmatize those not already
in the comfortable loop. "Complete trust in the skills and integrity of
the people providing those tools and services," is a classic defense
of venal authoritatives hardly to be trusted unless you are inside their

"The cure could prove worse than the disease," is formulaic
fear-mongering deployed by "reputable" mouthpieces, pick your favorite 
brand name amply funded to spread this cant. 

The racketeering media hoods are on a tear to promulagate this 

Christ in a coffin, are these reputation mongerers illiterate or just
maggoty plagiarists? Not that maggotry is wrong when deftly
buttered as thine BBQ sauce.

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