Magazine February 8, 2021, Issue

C’mon, Zingerola!

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You are, perhaps, sick of reading about social media, Twitter, Parler, Zingerola, Futli, crackdowns on expression, deplatforming, and all the other stories about the Internet and the First Amendment. Perhaps that’s what all the tech giants want: weariness and confusion, ending in boredom and rote acceptance. But before we roll over and submit, we need to figure out whether we’re dealing with purposeful malevolence or good ol’-fashioned human clusterbuggery.

The older you get, the more money you put on the clusterbugs.

But what if the crackdown was organized well in advance? What if all the important players met in a mountain lair

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C’mon, Zingerola!

Before we roll over and submit, we need to figure out whether we’re dealing with purposeful malevolence or good ol’-fashioned human clusterbuggery.

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