Category Archives: control

Internet+ Effects: Control/Regulation

We’re controlled/regulated by the Internet and/plus attendant hard- and software (i.e., by what I call, Internet+). This is well documented in Crary’s book, 24/7 (see my Amazon review below); e.g., when he writes on page 46: “Every new product [hardware]or … Continue reading

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Snowden’s Leaks and the Liberal Illusion of Control

James Bamford (New York Review of Books, 8/15/13), begins his discussion of Edward Snowden’s leaks of National Security Agency documents with comments about George Orwell’s 1984, a novel of a fictitious totalitarian society where the population is controlled through invasive … Continue reading

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