marc garrett on Sat, 5 Dec 2009 05:37:10 +0100 (CET)

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Re: <nettime> Handoko Suwono: Facebook paves its way to IPO

Hi Michael,

It seems to me that it is not capitalism at issue here, more those who 
introduce frameworks in the guise of something else - a wolf in sheep's 
clothing. You do not necessarily have to be capitalist to exploit 
others, but it helps :-)


> In other words, because the Facebook service is free for users, we are  
> working for the company. But if users paid for the service, as say  
> with telephone service,  we would not be working for the company? This  
> is illogical. We are no more working for Facebook than for any other  
> service we use.
> One may criticize capitalism, but still try not to be nonsensical.
> Best,
> Michael

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