sure, amateur DIT surveillance defines fb and credit, but lets not forget
the enthused amateur surveillance defining fame. or fashion. or any of
those. (i’m still convinced that the nsa is modelling a new version of

louis fourteenth enthused about greed as a mechanism for policing the
burgeoning bourgeoisie. hence the legislation for capitalism. or as
althusser, what would the subject be if it wasnt capital?

> The concept of the panopticon has been very popular ever since Foucault
> elevated it to the rank of a central metaphor for modernity in
> “Discipline and Punishment” (1975). And the NSA revelations seem to
> confirm its usefulness once again.


From: Burak Arikan <>
Subject: Re: <nettime> UserRights

Hi Olia, this is simple and awesome. It should be developed further to
include the almost invisible interfaces of social software.

In this regard, we’ve designed a framework for sustaining user labor across
the web. This can obviously be tied to user rights.