Digital manors and warlords

On Neofeudalism and the Digital Manor, Cory Doctorow compares Apple, Microsoft, Google to warlords willing to defend your digital security… unless they’re compelled to turn on you by a government power, which, it turns out, happens quite a lot. A good reminder that all that sensitive information that they’re collecting on you, can and will… Continue reading Digital manors and warlords

Responsabilidad, política y bien común

Para mí, la política tiene prioridad sobre la ética. No en el sentido vulgar de que podamos hacer lo que queramos -incluso matar, subordinando la ética a la política-, sino que en un sentido mucho más radical: lo que definimos como nuestro bien común no es algo que simplemente está ahí; por el contrario, tenemos que asumir la responsabilidad de definirlo.

Slavoj Zizek – Pedir lo imposible

Why Are People Resigning Before The Copyright Industries’ Will? | TorrentFreak

But no matter what, don’t ever accept the resigned position that the copyright industries determine law. They don’t. They’ve gotten away with wishlists because politicians haven’t cared. They do care when tens of thousands of people make noise, and we can do that. We know absolutely well that we’re capable of that and much more.… Continue reading Why Are People Resigning Before The Copyright Industries’ Will? | TorrentFreak