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The coming war on general computation
Cory Doctorow   Jan 4, 2012   28c3  

Cory Doctorow’s keynote at the 28C3, the Chaos Computer Congress in Berlin, entitled “The coming war on general computation.”

The last 20 years of Internet policy have been dominated by the copyright war, but the war turns out only to have been a skirmish. The coming century will be dominated by war against the general purpose computer, and the stakes are the freedom, fortune and privacy of the entire human race.



Here’s a transcript, courtesy of Joshua Wise.




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