Why Political Liberty Depends on Software Freedom More Than Ever
[…] The really important point now is that code does the work of law and the work of the state. And code does the work of revolution against the state. And code does all the work that the state does trying to retain its power in revolutionary situations.
But code also organizes the people in the street. We’re having enormous demonstration around the world right now of the power of code, in both directions. […]