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The Coming War on General Purpose Computation

Postby Orbmiser » Sun Aug 11, 2013 1:17 pm

The Coming War on General Purpose Computation
http://boingboing.net/2011/12/27/the-coming-war-on-general-purp.html
54min video at conference by Cory Doctorow in 2011

The last 20 years of Internet policy have been dominated by the copyright war, but the war turns out only to have been a skirmish. The coming century will be dominated by war against the general purpose computer, and the stakes are the freedom, fortune and privacy of the entire human race.

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