Assange got it half right

Karl Semich 0xloem at
Sun Aug 29 15:34:50 PDT 2021

On Sun, Aug 29, 2021, 3:35 PM Punk-BatSoup-Stasi 2.0 <punks at> wrote:

> "The world is not sliding, but galloping into a new transnational
> dystopia. This development has not been properly recognized outside of
> national security circles. It has been         hidden by secrecy,
> complexity and scale. The internet, our greatest tool of emancipation, has
> been transformed into the most dangerous facilitator of totalitarianism we
> have ever seen. The internet is a threat to human civilization."
>         The part about the arpanet being "our greatest tool of
> emancipatio" is idiotic nonsense. But the rest is spot on.

Thanks for talking about it.  We are all experience it suppressing the

Of course it didn't have to go this way.  We're all kind of hoping those
national security peeps can take down the system completely and overtly and
free us soon.  Seems there's some

The above was a draft.  I got really confused and am having trouble
thinking further about it.
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