What are the effects of extinguishing the 'Great fire wall' in China and elsewhere?


#1

Does anyone have any thoughts about how unfettered free speech will pan out, and what the effects of the SAFE network will have in geographies where internet control/manipulation is at it’s most stringent?


#2

Less ignorance, less bliss in the short term I fear, but hopefully, less ignorance, more bliss in the long term.


#3

A lot of shattered glass houses and cultural interchange. It’s quite possible China will try and ban Maidsafe tho good luck with that. If something is determiend to get through it will. I see a lot more protests happening as more people become educated and the walls of secrecy come down.


#4

Interesting article about what China censors.

http://phys.org/news/2014-08-reverse-engineering-china-online-censorship-methods.html