[Noisebridge-discuss] governments may have the upper hand

Will Sargent will.sargent at gmail.com
Mon Apr 16 11:15:18 PDT 2012


For a different perspective, here's Russia complaining they can't do it:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2012/apr/15/kremlin-purge-russia-internet-western-influences

Will.

On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 10:00 AM, Will Sargent <will.sargent at gmail.com>wrote:

> 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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