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George Orwell’s novel, 1984, was ahead of its time in many ways, including the year in which Big Brother (i.e. state surveillance and manipulation of citizens’ lives) becomes a reality.

Above: An Opte Project visualization of routing paths through a portion of the Internet.  Credit wikimedia

A new report from the Pew Research Center predicts that by 2025, governments, corporations and security services will greatly control our online activities. The predictions include more blocking, filtering and segmentation of the Internet, increased surveillance and intensified commercial pressures.

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