Insomnia (insomnia) wrote,
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Further exploits in the Bitchun Society...

Woke up this morning to find Salon is featuring "Truncat", a new short story by Cory Doctorow. It takes place at a later time in the same future society that Cory used in "Down & Out in the Magic Kingdom", where people fileshare other people's lives.

I am kind of surprised he didn't develop more on some of the obvious ramifications, such as the highly illegal nature of such filesharing. What happens when secrets are passed around that people don't want revealed? Can the files be tampered with? Will the RIAA go after you for sharing all the songs in your head? ;->
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