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  1. Nov 2017
    1. Othersmaydismissthesebills,charters,declarations,andmanifestosfortheirlackoflegalorevenperformativeforce.Theymayarguethatregardlessofsuchdeclarations,orevenperhapsinthefaceofthem,statesandcorporationscontinuetocolonizecyberspaceandplaysovereigntygames.TheymayarguethatitisnolongerjuststatessuchasChina,whichpioneeredfilteringandblocking(euphemisticallycalledtheGreatFirewall),butalsoahugerange,includingtheUnitedKingdom,UnitedStates,andEuropeanstatesthatareengagedinthisbattleforcontrol.Moreover,thisisnotastrugglebetweenstatesandtheircitizensbutastruggleinvolvingthecollusionandcomplicityofespeciallyAmericancorporationsinvariousrolesasserviceprovidersorconsultantsforfiltering,blocking,andcensoring.[75]Thesecriticismshaveconsiderablemerits.

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  2. Sep 2017
    1. howmultipleactorswouldneedtoresistsurveillancestrategiesbutalsothequestionofhowInternetuserswilladjusttheireverydayconduct.ItisanopenquestionwhetherInternetusers‘willcontinuetoparticipateintheirownsurveillancethroughself-exposureordevelopnewformsofsubjectivitythatismorereflexiveabouttheconsequencesoftheirownactions’

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  3. Jan 2017
    1. That’s not to say that social media curbs our self-awareness, or that our internet selves aren’t highly artificial and curated. Nor that people living in oppressive regimes, or as minorities in societies where they know they will be targeted, aren’t justifiably anxious about what they say online. But the point remains that digital media have radically transformed our conceptions of intimacy and shame, and they’ve done so in ways that are unpredictable and paradoxical.