Morlock Elloi on Fri, 25 Jan 2019 19:42:20 +0100 (CET)

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Re: <nettime> John Naughton on Shoshana Zuboff: 'The goal is to automate us': welcome to the age of surveillance capitalism

Right. Involving 'capitalism' into this is total bs., even an intentional sabotage - to make it look inevitable (as no one can imagine alternative for capitalism, surveillance must also be inevitable.)

Motherf*ckers. So many vacuous words just to avoid mentioning possibility of simple legislation within existing legal frameworks.

On 1/25/19, 10:09, carlo von lynX wrote:
Stop using leftist terminology (which makes Christian Democrats
and other peeps stop paying attention). What we are facing is a
facet of totalitarianism. Surveillance totalitarianism. We just
don't know who's going to be the big dictator at the end
(presuming that ten years into this game it isn't all sorted
out yet), and maybe we will never be told.

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