Designing Distribution For The Information Age

The network is not an orderly place. (Network Rack, by Kev, CC-BY-SA)

Misinformation

The mistake of the past— and it took some heavy blinkers to think this way, given that all this growth happened in the context of the free-for-all that was UseNet — was forgetting that misinformation is still information.

Brigading

The next attack was brigading; and again, this one should have been spotted earlier.

Distribution

And so we’ve gotten to the point where the medium must maintain the message.

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