We are Huxleying ourselves into the full Orwell. - 2014 is the year we lose the Web

Posted by mbaehrlxer on Jan 9, 2014 4:54 PM EDT
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Try as I might, I can’t shake the feeling that 2014 is the year we lose the Web. The W3C push for DRM in all browsers is going to ensure that all interfaces built in HTML5 will be opaque to users, and it will be illegal to report on security flaws in them, so they will be riddled with holes that creeps, RATters, spooks, authoritarians and crooks will be able to use to take over your computer and fuck you in every possible way.

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