On 08/02/18 13:41, Douglas Rushkoff wrote: > Oh shoot. > approach just opened it to the corporations who poured in. But I > think it was hard to see that coming, particularly for the early > libertarians of the net, who thought small and local business would > be favored in such a seemingly a bottom-up, decentralized > environment.
It wasn't made easier to see anything about cyberspace that it was declared immaterial and outside of property. That's an enduring folly that misled debate for decades, while those with the means to invest in the material nature required took power - and the quest for minerals and power to fuel it all exploded in a blood bath. # distributed via <nettime>: no commercial use without permission # <nettime> is a moderated mailing list for net criticism, # collaborative text filtering and cultural politics of the nets # more info: http://mx.kein.org/mailman/listinfo/nettime-l # archive: http://www.nettime.org contact: nett...@kein.org # @nettime_bot tweets mail w/ sender unless #ANON is in Subject: