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Economic equality through anarchy

by Critical Commons Manager

Two archetypal black-hat/white-hat hackers recall their youthful dreams of crashing the "entire system" in an inexplicably quiet server room. By manipulating the perception of reality, a technological elite can control the world economy. The vision of a world with no more private property --  -- "think of it…no more rich people, no more poor people; everybody is the same!" -- is deemed "crazy."

Hackers dream of utopia through anarchy

Prototypical computer hackers imagine a "crazy" world of economic equality

from Sneakers (1992)
Creator: Phil Alden Robinson
Distributor: Universal Pictures
Posted by Critical Commons Manager
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