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2023 is the Year Taxpayers' Money Goes to War and Energy Subsidies, Not Tech

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Summary: Now that a lot of powerful and omnipresent 'tech' (spying and policing) companies are rotting away we have golden opportunities to bring about positive change and maybe even recruit technical people for good causes

THE 'tech bubble' is imploding again. Infinite growth was all along a delusion -- a very dangerous one at that.



People have grown tired of monopolies; politicians are increasingly responsive to this unrest and some take action through regulatory agencies (the latest rumour is that Amazon will be picked on very soon).

"Ideally, if people participate in the pursuit for a solution, data will be controlled by individual people and computers will be governed by Free (as in freedom) software on devices with open schematics."Money from the government helped float these surveillance and censorship giants, but amid conflicts and an actual, fast-escalating war, can this graft budget be justified?

Many companies, including Microsoft, are laying off a lot of technical workers. They're viewed as fiscal yokes with no prospects of becoming valuable -- only useless -- in the coming years.

So what does this mean to the rest of us, who suffer a sort of fatigue? Will companies which control many of the world's devices -- and increasingly the world's data too -- actually implode? And if so, what will replace them? Ideally, if people participate in the pursuit for a solution, data will be controlled by individuals -- i.e. actual people -- and computers will be governed by Free (as in freedom) software on devices with open schematics.

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