German Data Privacy Commissioner Says Article 13 Inevitably Leads to Filters, Which Inevitably Lead to Internet “Oligopoly”

German Data Privacy Commissioner Says Article 13 Inevitably Leads to Filters, Which Inevitably Lead to Internet “Oligopoly” By Cory Doctorow German Data Privacy Commissioner Ulrich Kelber is also a computer scientist, which makes him uniquely qualified to comment on the potential consequences of the proposed new EU Copyright Directive. The Directive will be voted on at the end of this month, and its Article 13 requires that online communities, platforms, and services prevent their users from committing copyright infringement, rather than ensuring that infringing materials are speedily removed. In a…

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Why Did They Try to Bury This Sci-Fi Film?

Why Did They Try to Bury This Sci-Fi Film? By Truthstream Media This movie had big stars, it foretold virtual reality, and the director of the film worked on the special effects for 2001: A Space Odyssey … so why was the film buried, and why does it remain so obscure to this day? THE DOOR TO THE MIND IS OPEN Imagine a machine that records sights…sounds…sensations, thoughts…feeling…emotions, even your dreams and nightmares. Then, at the touch of a button, transfers these personal experiences from one mind to another. Any…

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I Watch The Super Bowl Commercials (So You Don’t Have To!)

I Watch The Super Bowl Commercials (So You Don’t Have To!) By corbettreport Another Stupor Bowl has come and gone to dazzle the masses and, as many already know, the commercials are where many of the big propaganda themes for the year are introduced. So this year, video editor Broc West introduces some of the worst ones to me for my take on the cavalcade of conditioning. That’s right, in this edition of #PropagandaWatch you can literally watch me watching propaganda in real time! Ain’t the Internet grand?  SHOW…

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