Not too long ago, theorists fretted that the Internet was a place where anonymity thrived. Now, it seems, it is the place where anonymity dies.
I don't have to get a credential if I don't want to.
You never know who's sniffing.
Phones can know.
Finding a way to articulate a critical stance ... before technology giants like Facebook usurp public imagination with their talk of "frictionless sharing" should be top priority for anyone concerned with the future of democracy.
Occupy Google Reader:
If I wanted Facebook I'd use it.
Theodor Holm Nelson:
We are in a world nobody designed or expected, driving full tilt toward -- a wall? a cliff? a new dawn? We must choose wisely, as if we could.
There's still never been a better time to not have a Facebook account.
Even if you are logged out, Facebook still knows and can track every page you visit.
The Internet never forgets.
With our partners around the world, we will work to create a future for cyberspace that builds prosperity, enhances security, and safeguards openness in our networked world. This is the future we seek, and we invite all nations, and peoples, to join us in that effort.
The identity ecosystem is voluntary.