Secrecy, Wikileaks And The Death Of The Free Internet

The Wikileaks controversy has stirred up old debates about openness, government, corporate secrets and society’s right to information about its institutions. Few writers have acknowledged that the current, free Internet is the foundation, the sina qua non, of the debate. Remarkably, the Internet has survived for 40 years because it is sustainable. It is open. […]

Holographic Power Structures

The existing power structure on Earth is like a pyramid. All information and secrets are kept by few at the top of the pyramid who then distribute the information downward through the pyramid. Economically, this is known as the “trickle-down” system of the rich giving jobs to the poor. In governments, the military and corporations, […]