Under the risk of creating a false dichotomy – why wasn't the internet developed & popularized in the USSR/China? Where is all the open-source software from Cuba & from Zapatista-controlled regions of Mexico?
There seems to be a degree to which "capitalism" is related to the development of high-tech.

"The current status quo in western societies resulted in the internet."
"Yeah, due to…"
"Let me stop you right there, and let's read [some Pearl](amazon.com/Causality-Reasoning) first before making any inferences."

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