Corporate America is on Life Support

In a lecture from 2011, called The Coming War On General Computing, Cory Doctorow makes some pretty brilliant predictions on how legislators (in tandem with corporations) will try their damnedest to curb internet piracy, and in doing so, continuously shoot themselves in the foot, as said pirates will always be a step ahead. This legislation, that will only grow more direct and authoritarian as tech companies grow, will make it impossible for the average person to have control over their own products. Due to the fact that every aspect of our life is an appendage of some computing mechanism, the corporation who produces these computers can break the device on a whim, if they detect that there is any 3rd party interference.

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