Just turned down a TV appearance. This code isn’t going to write itself. As important as it is to communicate the dangers of surveillance-based mainstream technology, I feel it’s a better use of our time – for those of us that can – to work on creating alternative infrastructure.
@aral which TV network?
@InternetKevin Was Al Jazeera.
Pick your appearances.
We know a brilliant #environmentalist who wasted many hours of their life preparing for an appearance on a #primetime, #corporate #televisionProgram in #Australia, called #theProject. Their #interview was never #broadcast.
Many in the #militaryMediaComplex are simply #phishing to tarnish #reputations. When they cannot they will deny the #publication. They will even turn down #paidAdvertising of good content citing #qualityConcerns.
We've seen it all.
When it comes to the #media there's a thing called #access, another called #revolvingDoor. Often also a thing called #advertising (many commercial networks get ad revenue from "#defense" contractors.)
I would go. The code can be written any time but there are a finite number of opportunities for media appearances.
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