Privacy not in Eric Schmidt's vision of the future
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt painted a messianic picture of our technological future on Monday, involving holographic telepresence, self-driving cars, automatic translation, and the widespread deployment of 1Gbps Internet access over optical fiber, bringing transnational peace and communication to all.
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#1 Mar 6, 2012
Future, how much financial and personal privacy is there NOW in societies dependent on 'information technology'?
#2 Mar 7, 2012
In an interdependent world, why don't service providers just charge us once and share the payments according to their mustaches, instead of charging on each end? I'm already paying for this device and for data to but just because i'm accessing this site without paying anything, i suddenly become a product -not customer- so that topix.com owns everything. This is unfair.
#3 Mar 7, 2012
Btw, whenever digital caste system hampers (digital) social mobility, just like in real world, there would always be highly principled people like sid-data gautama, who, i'm willing to bet, will return everything including digital deities' monopolies into nothingness, which is the default setting of humanity in terms of possession - something like
shred -vfun 101 /eric/schmidt/*
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