Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 14th Sep 2017 09:05 UTC

The world has become like an eerily banal dystopian novel. Things look the same on the surface, but they are not. With no apparent boundaries on how algorithms can use and abuse the data that's being collected about us, the potential for it to control our lives is ever-growing.

Our drivers' licenses, our keys, our debit and credit cards are all important parts of our lives. Even our social media accounts could soon become crucial components of being fully functional members of society. Now that we live in this world, we must figure out how to maintain our connection with society without surrendering to automated processes that we can neither see nor control.

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by Darkmage on Fri 15th Sep 2017 02:49 UTC
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Free Software is the only answer to the encroaching surveillance state. It should be obvious to anyone who cares about freedom and privacy anymore, there's only one choice and that's Free Software. Doesn't matter if it's AROS, FreeBSD or Linux. If it doesn't respect your user freedoms it won't help you.

Edited 2017-09-15 02:49 UTC

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