Technology as a liberation tool

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    Technology as a liberation tool and technology as slavery to the power structures that design, build, and fix that technology are two sides to the same coin. Using free software for instance may cut e-waste but it still requires someone to actually build and transport a computer and a lot of education and resources to use it, let alone to program the damn thing.

    Consumerium Governance Organization should avoid any statement that technology is either inherently enslaving (self-defeating given the high tech nature of most Consumerium Services) or liberating (pro-technology propaganda is not our business here, nor ads for Nokia or Bluetooth).

    Where possible, it should use low-tech Earth-friendly solutions.