“For decades, the overriding objective of American business and government has been to remove friction from the tracking system, by linking networks, by speeding connections, by eliminating barriers. But friction is the only thing that has ever made privacy, let alone obscurity, possible. If there’s no friction, if we can all be profiled instantly and intimately, then there’s nothing to stop any of our neighbors from being targeted…”
@alcinnz @galaxis @laura Sweden was neutral during the war and was never invaded. The netherlands had a pretty good civil registry that listed things like religion. The Netherlands had one of the highest rates per capita of jewish citizens being murdered because of that (along with shared anti-semitism). Here is an article (dutch) about antifa resistance attacks on the civil registry: https://www.verzetsmuseum.org/jongeren/gewapend_verzet/aanslag
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