Phillip Smith

If we are unwilling to identify the thieves, we can never end the theft.

The days that we can continue to pretend, despite all evidence to the contrary in a world of rapidly increasing wealth stratification, that mankind will anyminutenow be emancipated by Ubuntu, Wikipedia and Facebook are over.

Just getting caught up on e-mail after two weeks on the road and ran across this enjoyable essay by a friend and colleague Dmytri Kleiner.

Regularly readers will recall that Dima and I penning an article on free software together some years ago, and that Dima is part of the team behind Dailstation.


Hi, I'm Phillip Smith, a veteran digital publishing consultant, online advocacy specialist, and strategic convener. If you enjoyed reading this, find me on Twitter and I'll keep you updated.


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