The Coming Civil War over General-purpose Computing…

Finally got around to reading this talk (watch above) by @doctorow. Topics discussed include: DRM, Hayekism, surveillance, freedom vs openness and user vs owner overrides.

He concludes “But come victory day, when we start planning the constitutional congress for a world where regulating computers is acknowledged as the wrong way to solve problems, let’s not paper over the division between property rights and human rights.

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