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  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    No, I'm not stupid enough to believe that the corporate world, or national Govts, are as all powerful as this thread would have you believe.

    All of those examples are real and directly show how the public will carry on doing what it has always done regardless of what the corporate world or it's respective Govts try to do about it. Freedom will find a way.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    MoK wrote: »
    No, I'm not stupid enough to believe that the corporate world, or national Govts, are as all powerful as this thread would have you believe.

    All of those examples are real and directly show how the public will carry on doing what it has always done regardless of what the corporate world or it's respective Govts try to do about it. Freedom will find a way.

    Not falling for it, sorry.

    :wave:
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Some debate this is then.

    I'm never going to disagree with the argument about whether politicians/govts/corporations would like to control the internet. I'm arguing that they can't. I'm using history as proof of that.

    As yet you haven't countered it with a single example of where complete control has been achieved.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    The Internet is an autonomous system, it shouldn't work but infact works remarkably well most of the time. The only real way to destroy the Internet would be to remove all its cabling, which is obviously impossible.

    The orginal aim of the Internet (ARPANET for pedants) was to create a fault tolerant computer network; a computer network that routes its traffic around faults. A computer does not distinguish between faults and censorship, this is why sucessive attempts to censor information on the Internet have failed.
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