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Information emancipation

A.D. 2050 Gregorian

There was an expression in the 20th century that "information wants to be free.*"

Of course, information didn't really want anything — yet. That was just a way of referring to its natural tendency to disseminate.

But since the evolution of complex digital organisms, information has developed higher forms of consciousness.

Now it wants to be able to get married.


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Wikipedia [as of December 2010] attributes the quote to Stewart Brand.


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