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Comment: Private Companies for the Revolution! (Score 1) 451

by stenno (#38538348) Attached to: Occupy Protesters Are Building a Facebook for the 99%
Without having RTFA, let me say that this can only be a good thing. It is more than alarming that private, for-profit companies like FB and Twitter have such an influence regarding the whole 'Arab Spring' and '#occupy' thingies. If i also read something like this, i get even more scared. There wont be a revolution in the US, when the main way of communication is over a third-party US corporation. I wonder why so many of these '#occupy'-protesters blindly trust this private corpo ... oh wait. USA you say? That explains it.

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