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If big data is just getting used to sell more products, that’s okay. If government is collecting information, it gets read as an unforgiveable invasion of privacy.
Sure, I might be robbed by super-literate jazz thieves, but systems like the Kindle demonstrate a much wider potential for instant mass disappearance.
If we want to expand our community of progressives, we need to add to our Internet organizing with physical contact.
What we’re seeing with our changing notions of sharing and ownership might be a new hybrid of orality and literacy.