Professor Eben Moglen shows off a prototype
of his “freedom box.”
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In a time when the United States — and most of the rest of the world — is controlled by an amoral, pathocratic elite, and the real war is on between that elite and the rest of humanity, any measure that diffuses control of essential public services is a step forward. Since power concentrated is power corrupted, our object must always be to spread power as widely as possible. And this proposed device — to the best knowledge of this non-technician — seems like precisely the sort of mechanism that can help to achieve such diffusion.