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Re: <nettime> Harassing People for Watching a Movie in a Cinema
morlockelloi on Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:01:41 +0100 (CET)

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Re: <nettime> Harassing People for Watching a Movie in a Cinema

Maybe we should look at the demand side for answers.

This recruitment of gargoyles could be another attempt to create content surrogates. Looks similar to taping of video game walkthroughs, where hapless game consumers are compelled to record their 'experiences' and show them to the world.

Whatever method can create apparently moving images, enlarging the body of search engines' finds, is justified.

Perhaps there is nothing sinister here - the search engine industry is just trying to remain relevant by enabling fresh discoveries of useless bits, and the big data scam is a benign side effect. As long as the public keeps 'searching' the business will prosper.

On 1/23/14 11:20 , Flick Harrison wrote:

Prescription google glass?  Talk about a wanker.  Perhaps even a
livestreaming wanker.

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