Linux in a binary world... a doomsday scenario
Posted Dec 6, 2005 1:18 UTC (Tue) by Baylink
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Dmax has it right.
Free Speech doesn't mean a damn if you can't *exercise* it.
In this world, that means communications.
While I don't necessarily feel that there are people in big corporations rubbing their hands together and plotting the downfall of free speech (I like my tinfoil hat painted black, for minimum reflection, thanks :-), that does *not* mean that that isn't a likely end.
And, not to sound overly anti-republican or anything, but don't assume that large corporations aren't, more or less purposefully, operating at the behest of the government, more or less formally.
> the few rights it does grant have no enforcement mechanism (other than citizens taking up arms en masse and revolting).
Yup. I'm not fond of the Second American Revolution.
But I don't think it's impossible, either.
It's the only *real* brake on the whole thing, though, isn't it?
I'm frankly amazed the assassinations haven't started already. Oh, yeah; right: the Democrats are the ones who are pro-gun-"control".
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