5 March 2019

We hear a lot of about “THEY”. Big data violates our privacy, new potentially dangerous tech like 5G is pushed by “them”, and so on.

But just who is this “they“, anyway?

It turns out, the answer is: It’s complicated!

The best place to look is the big data/spying nonsense. The real history of the internet gives a pretty good idea of just how it all works.

When you lump greedy CEOs together with power-hungry (and often paranoid) politicians, and then toss in some Tech Evangelists for good measure, you get exactly what we have today…

The best source to understand the internet:
Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet by Yasha Levine

The best source to understand the worst of our “leaders”:
Political Ponerology by Andrew Lobaczewski

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One thought on “Big Data, spying, & 5G pushers: Who are THEY??

  • 5 March 2019 at 15:20

    Thanks Scottie. That’s great. I’m enjoying Levine’s book. I bought it on amazon as audio book. It’s a good one. I particularly like the Vietnam references, Having lived there for a few years it is close to my heart and I find it fascinating how it was used and abused by “THEM”!


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