[Noisebridge-discuss] governments may have the upper hand

Will Sargent will.sargent at gmail.com
Mon Apr 16 10:00:37 PDT 2012


I'd put a little more faith in what he said if there weren't quite so much
blatant self-interest going on.  It's like the Paramount exec who said that
Louis C.K. didn't monetize because he didn't go through the studios... if
you can make money by believing something, it's very easy to believe it.

Will.

On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 6:25 AM, Jake <jake at spaz.org> wrote:

> Web freedom faces greatest threat ever, warns Google's Sergey Brin
>
> Threats range from governments trying to control citizens to the rise of
> Facebook and Apple-style 'walled gardens'...
>
>
> http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2012/apr/15/web-freedom-threat-google-brin
>
>  He said five years ago he did not believe China or any country could
> effectively restrict the internet for long, but now says he has been
> proven wrong. "I thought there was no way to put the genie back in the
> bottle, but now it seems in certain areas the genie has been put back in
> the bottle," he said.
>
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