by Charles Hugh-Smith
So go forward and say no matter you need round all of your networked units, however don’t be stunned if unhealthy issues begin taking place.
I acquired one other “Our Phrases Have Modified” e mail from a Huge Tech quasi-monopoly, and for a change I truly learn this one. It was a revelation on a number of fronts. I’m reprinting it right here in your studying pleasure:
We needed 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 info we acquire on you, your units, purchases, social networks, views, associations, beliefs and illicit viewing, your location knowledge, who you might be in proximity to, and no matter knowledge the networked units in your house, autos and workplaces acquire.
We have now 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 out there, 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 “individual of curiosity / potential home extremist” to the Nationwide Safety Company and different federal companies.
Fairly than reply to all disputes algorithmically, we have now established a Star Chamber of our most biased, fanatical staff to adjudicate buyer/consumer disputes by which the shopper/consumer refuses to just accept the algorithmic mediation.
If a buyer/consumer makes an attempt to contact any enforcement company relating to 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 by which we retain undue affect, i.e., america.
Left unsaid, after all, is the potential for “accidents” to occur to anybody publicly selling anti-trust enforcement of Huge Tech quasi-monopolies. As soon as totalitarianism has been privatized, there aren’t any guidelines that may’t be ignored or damaged by these backstage. So go forward and say no matter you need round all of your networked units, however don’t be stunned if unhealthy issues begin taking place.
Editor’s be aware: that is satire. If I disappear, then you definately’ll know who has no sense of irony or humor.
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