It’s in the news, there is a war of Social Networks. But the current system, where bloggers and web commentators ask “will Google+ kill Facebook, or Twitter or both?” is not sustainable. This type of business cannot survive in the long term. I am not going to elaborate on the benefits of the market economy, but I’m simply talking about how a communication network actually functions. Yes, eventually the digital divide will be filled and pretty much everyone will be in the grid. No, it won’t be because one company won and got the monopoly of “social”.
Think of phones networks, and their many operators. Imagine two people, living in two different countries, using different providers, one on a fixed line, and one on a mobile phone.
Can they call each other?
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In the last 50 days, a group of anonymous hackers calling themselves LulzSec have been often featured in the news. Yesterday, they just called it quits, announced that enough is enough, and that they are going back to their normal lives.
Continue reading “Why LulzSec is important. But why it had to die.”