(via Smashing Magazine)
The Internet Archive has put up the Austrian edition of 1984, both in
George Orwell’s woke novel is an everyman’s introduction to one of the potential outcomes – reductio ad absurdum – of a “bad emperor” having come to power in a highly connected world.
It’s less illuminative than instructive: it’s a primer on why you should care about data privacy, and the importance of paying attention to how you appear on the grid.
NB: Donate to the Internet Archive to support them – especially since they’ve helped save federal climate change data from the current US administration.
NBB: While you’re at it, visit DataRefuge