Re: LUDD: Luddite Directory?

From: Michael Lorrey (
Date: Mon Apr 02 2001 - 07:15:37 MDT

Anders Sandberg wrote:
> "John Marlow" <> writes:
> > Oddly enough, they ARE online--even Chellis says having web access is
> > not a no-no. Been reading up on the originals lately; they were no
> > laughing matter.
> Just like their marxist forebears, they use the system they dislike to
> further their ends. The idea is of course that they will dismantle it
> after the revolution, but I think we all can guess what would happen
> in reality...
> (Just finished Pohl's _A Plague of Pythons_)

THey likely wouldn't dismantle it, they would just do things like make
it a crime to print an email on paper, and all computers and email
accounts would have to be registered, so they could make sure that
everyone isn't abusing their 'free speech' to spread
counter-revolutionary information.

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