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TheBlackMan (1458563) writes "I think we all agree, that the Internet is probably one of the most amazing & important inventions of mankind and that it has turned upside down the way humanity sees the world. But after recent events , it should be now clear what are the intentions of world's largest governments towards freedom of the Internet.
This got me into thinking. After all it is us, geeks who started all of it. All the amazing power which computer era brought is in our hands. We are the ones who created every one of the modern communication technologies. It was geeks, not politicians who created WWW, Google, Facebook, IRC and only geeks can really comprehend it use it effeciently. We also have all the means needed to work and make decisions together effeciently — fast communication, control of all of the major network hubs, ease of organization virtual/real meetings using social networks. Also, unlike "common folk", most of us is fully aware what is currently happening in the topic of internet freedom and we usually have similiar viewpoints in this matter.
So, strictly theoretically speaking, what could happen if all of us who control the web would just refuse to follow orders and resist simultaneously ? Computer era and Internet and are both children of us, geeks. When it will come to it, can we really be forced to hurt or kill our children quietly ?" Link to Original Source