I wanted to see what people thought about his ideology and generally Open Community on the Internet.
It's a pretty important to note that Peter Sunde, 1 out of 3 founders of The Pirate Bay, who has fought for an Open Internet has stated that it's a
His ideology that came out in this interview was really interesting. From what I take, he wants give in and hasten the collapse caused by corruption /
mindless profiteers, which he amounts to (Extreme Capitalism) (He is swedish)
Pirate Bay Founder: 'I have Given Up'
"So, how bad is the state of the open internet?
Well, we don’t have an open internet. We haven’t had an open internet for a long time. So, we can’t really talk about the open internet because
it does not exist anymore. The problem is, nobody stops anything. We are losing privileges and rights all of the time. We are not gaining anything
anywhere. The trend is just going in one direction: a more closed and more controlled internet. That has a big impact on our society. Because they are
the same thing today. If you have a more oppressed internet, you have a more oppressed society. So that's something we should focus on.
But still we think of the internet like this new kind Wild West place, and things are not in chains yet, so we don’t care because everything will be
OK anyhow. But that is not really the case. We have never seen this amount of centralization, extreme inequality, extreme capitalism in any system
before. But according to the marketing done by people like Mark Zuckerberg and companies like Google, it's all to help with the open network and to
spread democracy, and so on. At the same time, they are capitalistic monopolies. So it’s like trusting the enemy to do the good deeds. It is really
Then Later :
"Well, I think, to win the war, we first of need to understand what the fight is and for me it’s clear that we are dealing with ideological thing:
extreme capitalism that’s ruling, extreme lobbying that’s ruling and the centralization of power. The internet is just a part of a bigger
"Look at all the biggest companies in the world, they are all based on the internet. Look at what they are selling: nothing. Facebook has no product.
Airbnb, the biggest hotel chain in the world, has no hotels. Uber, the biggest taxi company in the world, has no taxis whatsoever."