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Re: <nettime> dark days
Eugen Leitl on Thu, 13 Jun 2013 20:25:48 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> dark days


On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 10:01:56PM +0100, Rob Myers wrote:

> On 12/06/13 09:38, Patrice Riemens wrote:
> 
> >GeziPark, PRISM, ERT shutdown come all as a shock.
> 
> Some of the saddest specialist responses to PRISM that I've read
> argue that it isn't a shock and that clever people knew this sort of
> thing was going on anyway.

You didn't have to be clever to know that.
(And a lot more).

However, even temporary media attention recruits new
people for the cause, and some stick long-term.

It has repeatedly been argued that technology
can't route around politics, but if politics
fails, technology is all we've got.


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