“Surveillance capitalism” isn’t a corruption of (an otherwise virtuous) capitalism. It is a precise means of describing modern-day capitalism. Opposing it doesn’t mean simply opposing surveillance, it means opposing capitalism.
@aral It is a trade-off we need to manage. Without Capitalism there wouldn't have been Internet and Web. So you know we need the models to push the boundaries.
@aral and yes, various operating systems, laptops, desktops, wireless telecommunication, pretty much everything that originated in US, UK and other similar countries.
@EdwardTorvalds Not only is the limited choice a false dichotomy, you’re even restricted to both or none. Those restrictions are not really there – it’s just an invented scenario.
Keep the capitalism, remove the surveillance, monopolies with wealth concentrated in the hands of the few, globalism, and “too big to fail“.
There you go. Done. Easy peasy. @aral
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