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Joi Ito: How to Save the Internet from its Success | Radio Open Source with Christopher Lydon

Joi Ito: How to Save the Internet from its Success | Radio Open Source with Christopher Lydon.

 

Am in China, for COPU, but had the pleasure of listening to this rather good interview of Ito.

US police smash camera for recording killing – Features – Al Jazeera English

US police smash camera for recording killing – Features – Al Jazeera English.

 

For every operation of authority, I am sure an argument can be erected to justify it. So we deal in economics, and look not simply to the immediate cause and effect but to the economics of the longterm: what anglophonic jurisprudence established. Precedence weighs down the present but even more the future.  And then we must keep in mind, to make it actually make sense, whether the reasonable man–not really society, but rather a tortable embodiment–would be affected, and if so, how badly.