"Repressive governments originally treated Facebook with suspicion... But authoritarian regimes are now embracing social media, shaping the platforms into a tool to wage war against a wide range of opponents—opposition parties, human-rights activists, minority populations, journalists."


@poshaughnessy This article could be called "why Facebook must burn". And every Internet user ought to read it.

Also shows the importance of net neutrality. No subset of the Internet should ever be mistaken for the full network.

@megfault @poshaughnessy As to the subset thing, we're still trying to fix the TTL thingie so we connect to the alien routers.

Let's hack a cosmological constant or two.

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