Looking at the Corporate States In House Magazines. Vanity Publishing for Fascism. #GrubStreetJournal

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On Tulip Manias and Fragility in our Nascent Democracy.The Future of Us: ZeroNet @ TED2017 #GrubStreetJournal





Who controls the internet? Increasingly, the answer is large corporations and governments — a trend that’s threatening digital privacy and access to information online, says web developer Tamas Kocsis. In this informative talk, Kocsis breaks down the different threats to internet freedom and shares his plan to build an alternative, decentralized network that returns power to everyday users.

This talk was presented at a TED Salon event given in partnership with Samsung. TED editors featured it among our selections on the home page. Read more about TED Salons.


It was good to see Tamas did his ted talk in the end.

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The Future of Us: ZeroNet @ TED2017

In last December I got a totally unexpected email, that had an invitation to give a 18 minute talk in front of 2000 people in a very big and a famous event in Vancouver, Canada: on the next TED conference.

The distributed web is above all about Democracy. There are many watered down versions of democracy and also models of governance calling themselves democratic which are nothing of the sort. Your Platform, IPFS and Swarm and others I have not heard of, I am sure.,are at the Elite end of Computing. Within the proprietary software model even distributed systems would leave existing Elite hierarchies in control manipulating and rationing information and access to the fruits of what we call Society or civilisation.
Richard Stallman the founder…

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