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View Diary: The Future Will Be Panopticoned (16 comments)

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  •  The web undermines the Panopticon design (2+ / 0-)
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    cskendrick, pat bunny

    since a key feature is the prisoners cant see or communicate with each other. The only one who 'sees' is whoever is in the central tower.

    •  Except the mechanism of spoofed IDs (1+ / 0-)
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      Means the central tower is replaced by a massively redundant.... heh..... prisoners' dilemma.

      "Is that actually a prisoner with whom I am speaking? Or a guard-avatar?"

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