by Charles Hugh-Smith
So go forward and say no matter you need round all of your networked units, however don’t be shocked if dangerous issues begin taking place.
I obtained one other “Our Phrases Have Modified” e-mail from a Large Tech quasi-monopoly, and for a change I really learn this one. It was a revelation on a number of fronts. I’m reprinting it right here in your studying pleasure:
We wished to let you recognize that we just lately up to date our Circumstances of Use.
What hasn’t modified:
Your use constitutes your settlement to our Circumstances of Use.
We personal all of the content material you create on our platform, units and networks, and are free to monetize it by any means we select.
We personal all the information we acquire on you, your units, purchases, social networks, views, associations, beliefs and illicit viewing, your location information, who you’re in proximity to, and no matter information the networked units in your house, automobiles and workplaces acquire.
We’ve got the unrestricted proper to ban you and all of your content material, shadow-ban you and all of your content material, i.e., generate the phantasm that your content material is freely, publicly obtainable, and erase your digital presence solely such that you simply stop to exist besides as a corporeal physique.
What has modified:
If we detect you’ve got optimistic views on anti-trust enforcement, we could report you as a “particular person of curiosity / potential home extremist” to the Nationwide Safety Company and different federal companies.
Relatively than reply to all disputes algorithmically, we’ve established a Star Chamber of our most biased, fanatical workers to adjudicate buyer/consumer disputes through which the client/consumer refuses to just accept the algorithmic mediation.
If a buyer/consumer makes an attempt to contact any enforcement company concerning our algorithmic mediation or Star Chamber adjudication, we reserve the unrestricted rights to:
a. Put together voodoo dolls representing the consumer and stick pins into the doll whereas chanting curses.
b. Hack the focused consumer’s accounts and blame it on Russian or Ukrainian hackers.
c. Rendition the consumer to a corrupt kleptocracy through which we retain undue affect, i.e., the USA.
Left unsaid, in fact, is the potential for “accidents” to occur to anybody publicly selling anti-trust enforcement of Large Tech quasi-monopolies. As soon as totalitarianism has been privatized, there aren’t any guidelines that may’t be ignored or damaged by these behind the scenes. So go forward and say no matter you need round all of your networked units, however don’t be shocked if dangerous issues begin taking place.
Editor’s notice: that is satire. If I disappear, then you definitely’ll know who has no sense of irony or humor.
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