Joe Nocera: Privacy-free world becoming reality
Joe Nocera, The New York Times
Posted: Thursday, October 17, 2013 12:00 am
In his great and prophetic novel “1984,” George Orwell laid out his vision of what totalitarianism would look like if taken to its logical extreme. The government — in the form of Big Brother — sees all and knows all. The Party rewrites the past and controls the present. Heretics pop up on television screens so they can be denounced by the populace. And the Ministry of Truth propagates the Party’s three slogans:
WAR IS PEACE.
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