We are now moving towards and perhaps will be living in “THE INFORMATION CAGE.” Like a reoccurring nightmare that we explain away only to find out we did not quite explain it away, George Orwell still haunts us…
Wikileaks is just the tip of the iceberg. And information security could send thousands of people to the Siberia equivalent of going to jail for talking, reading, or sharing information…. The lines are being drawn and stripes could be in your future…. The information age is now washing over us like a waterfall and we don’t remember or fully understand how it got his way… it is omnipresent, omnipotent, information that is… and at last, it has become dangerous….
The Policy ThinkShop recommends reading Matt Taibbi’s preliminary review and admonition … Listener, reader, sharer, be ware!!!
“I went yesterday to a screening of We Steal Secrets, Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney’s brilliant new documentary about Wikileaks. The movie is beautiful and profound, an …”