--Originally published at Barros Creations LLC
“I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We’ve create life in our own image.”
In an almost-present future, we’ll have zero privacy. From what we know to what we say, where we are at all time will be known to some there entity that is not us. This will cast a shadow over our lives, our minds, our emotions. Casting the normal human state of mind into an abyss of uncertainty.
Personal freedoms, civil rights, new ways of doing, thinking, speaking, dressing or undressing, science and philosophy, religion, fashion or cooking or smoking. Anything really new breaks existing canons, the rules, laws, habits, and understandings of the established order.
Total surveillance protects everything starting with status quo.
During our existence mankind has been very preoccupied in the dealings each and every one of us. In order to coexist, our privacy began to crumble has time went by. Every single person became someone important and had something to share to the world. Behold all the disruptive liberties and the inventions that upended public and private incumbents. Now imagine how many would have been killed in the womb under a total state and private surveillance blanket.
“Anything that sticks out gets pounded.”
When asked why Google doesn’t encrypt the user data that it stores, Vintone Cerf, the revered internet pioneer turned Google’s PR person, sorry, VP and chief evangelist, serenely admits that doing so would conflict with Google’s business model and disrupt user features.
“At public events, Vint Cerf, a Google employee who was an early architect of the internet, has said that encrypting information while it is stored would prevent Google from showing the
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