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    The more I read, the more I think the digital environment may be about to change.

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    Brightly coloured cool shit. Food, security, home. Lots of opportunistic predators, occasional large dangerous ones.

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    But broadly, for the majority of users, a space which - while not actually safe - was largely random or indifferent.

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    I think it's possible the public digital space is going to get corrosive of privacy and predatory of personal data in a huge new way.

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    Trump just vaporised the post-Snowden EU-US safe harbour agreements.

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    May passed the revolting Snooper's Charter (thank you, Jeremy Corbyn, for not standing up to her. Not forgivable.)

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    I think we're moving from an environment where you may be spied on to one where surveillance is coded in the substrate.

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    Call it the digital equivalent of ocean acidification. Substrate weaponisation. Antiprivate digital infrastructure.

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    I'm not talking about commercial big data and I'm not talking about metadata.

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    I'm talking about direct snooping on personal comms at an individual, granular level for the purpose of control.

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    It won't be couched in those terms, but when you unpack the bullshit that's what it'll mean.

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