Scott Ludlam

cypherpunks and surveillance power

Let’s go looking for the best examples of how people are building something better, something that delivers on the internet’s original promise. Let’s signal boost the good stuff for a change.

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remember wikileaks

Despite this remarkable publishing record, almost nobody in the mainstream press writes about the disclosures themselves. Instead, commentary is drawn almost exclusively to the character and conduct of founder and editor Julian Assange.

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trapped in a national security script

In two crisp sentences on an Insiders panel, News Corp columnist Niki Savva expressed everything that’s wrong with how the media and political classes deal with the strands of authoritarianism creeping into Australian life

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