The mind-boggling volume of junk mail is the product of consensus politics that the postal service should have to pay for itself.
Ted Nelson, the man who came up with the idea of hypertext, kept 18 boxes of junk mail sitting around for decades. Now the Internet Archive is bringing it back to life in digital form.
In 'Unsolicited,' there's a quota to meet. And if you fail to meet it or send too many letters with errors in them, you'll get fired.
He’s called “the King of Spam” among members of the internet’s seedy underground, and now he’s been caught by authorities.
The media blitz which followed the "police raids":http://boingboing.net/2011/10/26/police-raid-on-occupy-oakland-the-morning-after.html at Occupy Oakland served as a kind of _memento mori_ to the corporate powers-that-be. In some sense, it was the...