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The Soviet InterNyet

23 mins | May 28, 2017

How the soviets invented the internet and why it didn't work. Benjamin Peters provides us with an insight into the Soviet internet that almost was — fuelled by the vision of a far-sighted man, combined with his desire to unveil an era of electronic socialism. What lessons can the internet as it is today, propped up by private capitalist interests, learn from that?

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