Post Profile

The FBI wants to watch you on Facebook, Twitter, and Skype

George Orwell was an optimist. After seeing the privacy-shattering updates that the FBI wants top websites like Facebook, Twitter, and Google to implement, I’m wondering if his dystopic 1984 didn’t go far enough. After all, in mythical Oceania, it was …
read more

See more about: George Orwell

Related Posts

George Orwell's 1984 gets adapted again courtesy of Imagine & LBI

Genres / Horror : Arrow in the Head

One of the few books I felt compelled to reread in high-school was George Orwell's dystopic nightmare, 1984. Shite's a true masterpiece, worthy of a better screen adaptation than Michael Anderson gave us in 1956, and the one Michael...

Google Inc (GOOG): Is This George Orwell’s Dream?

Business & Finance / Investing : Insider Monkey

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) surely is a fan of George Orwell, don’t you think? Many of us remember reading George Orwell’s dystopian book, 1984. The idea of “Big Brother” watching you germinated from that book, and some of us had bad d...

Film: Newswire: New film version of George Orwell's 1984 assigned to Ministry of Remakes

Entertainment / Film : The A.V. Club - Film

Imagine Entertainment is looking to develop another film adaptation of 1984 (or Nineteen Eighty-Four, if you want to get all English Lit-major pedantic about it), George Orwell’s classic novel about the dystopic year in which the wo...

George Orwell's Biggest Fear Went Far Beyond Big Brother

Politics : Business Insider: Politix

The totalitarian surveillance state imagined in George Orwell 's " 1984 " is often cited to describe government encroachments on privacy, which is why the recent National Security Agency leaks led to a spike in sales of the dystopia...

NSA Revelations Make Orwell’s ‘1984’ a Bestseller

US Politics / Conservative : NRO: The Corner

The Los Angeles Times reports that sales of George Orwell’s 1984 are booming, moving the dystopic novel to Amazon’s bestseller list. Thanks to the ongoing National Security Administration surveillance scandal, George Orwell's "1984"...


Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC