This week's net.wars (986), "Incoming", mulls the report of the House antitrust investigation into GAFA:

This week's net.wars (984), "The zero on the phone", goes virtually to and finds the robots have dematerialized into AI systems:

*Doorbell* Me: Hello? Fireman: Hi - do you have a smoke detector? Me: Yes. Fireman: Test it regularly? Me: Every time I cook.

This week's net.wars (983), "Systems thinking", visited this week's @ukigf while still under the influence of @cybsights Cybernetics Conference:

@ColinTheMathmo Lord, that's an old one. What do you get when you drop a piano on an Army officer?

This week's net.wars, "Autofail", catches up with attempts to reform S230, the fallout from Schrems 2, GPT-3, and abnormal-resistant camera phones:

This week's net.wars, "The Internet as we know it", finds the Internet - yet again - under threat of fundamental change (with nitpick for @jamesrbuk):

This week's net.wars, "Through the mousehole", finds that two new books, The Rodchenkov (Grigory Rodchenkov) Affair and The Russian Affair (David Walsh, @davidwalshst) , offers lessons in security design from Russia's thoroughly dysfunctional anti-doping system:

This week's net.wars, "The end of choice", argues that controlling GAFA's platform power isn't enough if it remains impossible to opt out of their world:

This week's net.wars, "Revenge of the browser wars", mulls the importance of Mozilla and Firefox in the web's ecosystem in the light of this week's restructuring announcement:

This week's net.wars, "The big four", reviews last week's Big Tech Congressional hearings, and finds two different hearings for the price of one:

This week's net.wars, "Driving while invisible", goes to and tries to connect some very strange dots from @mikarv, @hahhahsmeth, and @rdbinns:

This week's net.wars, "The invisible Internet", visits the US_IGF and finds...well, the same old topics, but tries to answer the question asked: what will Internet governance look like 25 years hence?

This week's net.wars, "Flying blind", wonders why the hackers wanted so little from the high-profile accounts they captured:

This week's net.wars, "Trading digital rights", is warned that upcoming free trade agreements see Britain potentially squashed between much larger powers, with digital rights a hidden casualty:

This week's net.wars, "The transparent society", goes to a fictional focus group organized by @furtherfield to explore radical transparency and the blockchain:

This week's net.wars, "Mysticism: curmudgeon", follows @openrightsgroup's new report on political parties and data profiling. In case you weren't creeped out enough:

This week's net.wars, "The science", lives in uncertainty as masks are vindicated, apps may be more effective than we thought, and distancing may be rethought:

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