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Douglas Rushkoff: Keeping Corporate Hands Off Our Media

GRITtv Mar 23, 2011

“It seems that when you flip the switch too late you actually promote the revolutions in your country. What would’ve happened if Egypt hadn’t flipped the switch? If people are home blogging their discontent they’re a lot more controllable, a lot less dangerous,” says Doug Rushkoff, author of Program or Be Programmed, of the role of the Internet in the recent revolutions. Doug joins us via Skype to discuss corporate control over our communications, the fight for Net Neutrality, the AT&T and T-Mobile merger, the attempts to defund NPR, and more.

This video was originally posted on GRITtv.org.

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