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____/ High Plains Thumper on Tuesday 16 Mar 2010 05:38 : \____
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> 7 on Monday:
>>> Politicians can't control the internet.
>> The Internet is just a simple protocol for copying bits from one
>> device onto another. There are more efficient ways of doing this
>> (PC-to-PC, intranet, etc.), so if someone tries to control the
>> Internet, s/he just takes that same communication underground where
>> it's even HARDER to control (no points of surveillance).
> What I was referring to was controlling the news and opinion. That
> includes "philanthropic purchasing for ownership". Although I must say
> that independent blogs have exposed the truth. Take for example, Elaine
> and the Chernobyl nuclear reactor melt down. Her pictures of the result
> of devastation 20 years later illustrates that what we were led to
> believe or not hear was no where near the truth.
> The net has also exposed Linux and other operating systems, FOSS, etc.,
> which the trolls in this newsgroup would like to censor with the
> habitual lies, which have so far had little impact, if any.
Information became a commodity. It's a nightmare to the Old Guard.
~~ Best of wishes
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