Distributed citizen groups and nimble hackers once had the edge. Now governments and corporations are catching up. Who will dominate in the decades ahead?
If internet security expert Brice Schneir is correct, our internet is increasingly resembling a feudal system. To avoid spiraling deeper into this abyss, he makes several practical suggestions, including the obvious point that we need more transparency, oversight and decentralization. And guess where it’s going to come from. Not the NSA or AT&T. It’s going to be a tough fight.
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