We Should Send Him an Invite to Metafilter ...
June 17, 2021 2:35 PM Subscribe
Edward Snowden's Newsletter: "The depredations of surveillance have merely become more entrenched, with the capabilities that used to be the province of governments now in the hands of private companies, too, which employ them to track and tether us and attenuate our freedoms[; ...i]n the resulting zero-sum blood sport that public reputation requires, combatants are incentivized to occupy the most conventionally defensible positions. [...] I want to revive the original spirit of the older, pre-commercial internet, with its bulletin boards, newsgroups, and blogs — if not in form, then in function."
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