posted Sep 28, 2000

Second Sight Free Speech9/28/2000; 7:48:18 PM 'Those of us worried about censorship focused on government as the main threat to progress. We thwarted their early efforts at limiting the spread of "objectionable" content, and declared the internet beyond the province of any government agency. The problem with suppressing the role of government is that it gives business free reign. It's like using antibiotics to combat bacteria; when the bacteria are killed, fungus grows unabated.'As a result, the internet became a privatised zone, and altogether more insidious forms of censorship emerged.'A polemic against our (more-or-less willing) acceptance of corporate choice of what we hear and see.


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