J.D. Tuccille on Opting Out of Government Control

Exit signBalaji Srinivasan, a Stanford Universty
instructor and genomics entrepreneur, recently offered some
radically individualistic advice to aspiring tech innovators. He
warned that, despite (or maybe, because of) the liberating and
enriching qualities of technology in people’s lives, the tech
industry faces a backlash from old-line power centers. In response,
he said, technological innovators should publicly argue their case,
but also be prepared to exploit a market opportunity to help people
escape government control, no matter the law. In other words, to
hell with arguing for more freedom, let’s take it. That’s good
advice for all of us, writes J.D. Tuccille, if we can break with
old attitudes and embrace a willingness to defy authority.

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from Hit & Run http://reason.com/blog/2013/11/07/jd-tuccille-on-opting-out-of-government

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