Cultural production of ignorance provides rich field for study

study of the cultural production of ignorance is a rich field, especially today when whole industries devote themselves to sowing public misinformation and doubt about their products and activities. "The myth of the 'information society' is that we're drowning in knowledge," he says. "But it's easier to propagate ignorance."-R.Procor

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Google scans everyone’s email for child porn, and it just got a man arrested

Google actively scans the images that pass through Gmail accounts.. "There will of course be some who see it as yet another sign of how the twin Big Brothers of state agencies and corporate behemoths have nothing better to do than delve into the private lives of all and sundry, looking for dirt,"

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