This is a great succinct write up :) Thanks for sharing, definitely puts into words many of the thoughts I’ve been having since the whitepaper dropped.
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Perhaps it would make sense to at least mention the Gazelle softwares…
Somehow it seems appropriate that What.CD used Gentoo :)
Last February, when Barlow’s text turned 20 years old, I came across this article… https://www.wired.com/2016/02/its-been-20-years-since-this-man-declared-cyberspace-independence/
AFAIK it’s not the first time an artist gets in trouble with Google.
Off the top of my head, I can think of the Google will eat itself project.
It’s a different approach, and it’s already 10+ years old, but it may be worth mentioning… http://www.gwei.org/
Heh, that GWEI project is interesting, but I suspect Google’s objection is more nuanced than “the government says culture is bad. Fuck art.”