Ramez Naam on the Futility of Digital Censorship

A fictional look at governments' desperate efforts to restrict the flow of information on the Internet

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Ramez Naam shares an excerpt from his novel, Nexus, which takes a fictional look at governments' desperate efforts to restrict the flow of information on the Internet. The story dramatizes the futility of government attempts to stop the spread of a new drug once the knowledge of how to make it gets on the Internet. The drug in question allows human beings to link their minds together.

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