We were promised superpowers!

But instead, we get computers we can’t open. We get fancy CSS without any structure. We get Javascript that we can’t trust, and spam in our inboxes. We get ads and celebrities and diversions and “free-to-play”, and everything but actual data.

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We were promised superpowers. Instead, we get the copyright police, corporate interests, walled gardens, corrupt politics and constant surveillance.