• Big Sister Is Watching

    One year ago - By Tablet Magazine

    Does Big Brother-or rather, Big Sister, never sleep? Is she always anonymously patrolling the internet and the airwaves at the ready to attack, accuse, bully, defame and correct anyone who pronounces, however briefly, certain forbidden words and ideas?
    The response I recently provoked with a few brief, innocuous and mildly sympathetic words about Israel was enough to convince me that the answer is yes. Big Sister is watching and Listening. Who knows how much of what appears online is a performance in order to avoid provoking these censors and their gendarme, the internet mob.
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