The bars are quite real. Most of the West has hate speech laws on the books, grand-sweeping "terrorist threat" laws, and of course the unbridled spying and collection of personal data. The boot is on our neck in plain sight.PlusCaChange wrote: ↑Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:03 amAll the dystopian novelists thought the authoritarian future was going to be imposed through some monstrous apparatus of state terror. Technology now allows the authoritarian state to get the same result with a small but inexorable pressure._DonShitter_ wrote: ↑Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:31 amYes, and it's in beta right now, it will be mandatory by 2020. Say goodbye to making decisions for yourself, the government will force you to do what they think is right.
That's technology, making our lives better and easier.
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