6Socialism, Socializing and Being Social.

The World Wide Web is a new form of global democracy, but not the kind that many had hoped. It is increasingly a highly monitored, analyzed space where every single person’s view has to be taken at face value. Problem is, you can’t always see the face.

There can be no doubt that the World Wide Web provides a forum for freedom of speech, thought and action.

Besides the tsunami of self-published dictums on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Huffington Post et al, there is a minute-by-minute torrent of messaging and comment. The Tweeting of other people’s personal information held under “super-injunctions”; the ...

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