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Repeat: Anarchy Moment 0012 – Technology enables slavery not freedom. — 1 Comment

  1. Technology also enables the resistance to organize safer and more effectively. The technological axe swings both ways. Look at The Pirate Bay; all the king’s horses and all the king’s men couldn’t bring it down for more than a few days, and it’s officially technically illegal. Cryptographic signing allows new data to be independently verified with only needing one public key, something books could never hope to achieve. It remains to be seen what the net effect of the internet will be. My money is on the smarter people, rather than the sheep and bureaucrats, but only by a little bit and only in the long run. Whatever the case, this century will be more bloody than the last.

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