Interesting overview of the history of Scientology vs. the Internet over at BBC Technology.
The Internet may be the one factor in society where Scientology has had the biggest negative impact. The church is busy moving the arena of free speech into a tightly regulated and controlled venue, smacking of 1984.
Read the BBC article here.
The video that helped spark BBC’s interest:
Church of Scientology and their Internet war
Video on the Wikipedia ban:
Video: Scientology and Wikipedia (Internet war)
6 thoughts on “BBC: How Scientology changed the Internet”
Why do they feel they need to hide the OT information? The stuff in History of Man is just as unreal and that is put in libraries. Is it just to keep the mystery so people will want to buy it?
I believe it is mainly for the mystery and for the elite feel.
Geir: I believe it is mainly for the mystery and for the elite feel.
Chris: I vote yes on this one too.
Susie: Is it just to keep the mystery so people will want to buy it?
Chris: I vote yes.
Mystery, Elite and marketing
Hear, hear! Most interesting stuff in this OP. Amazing too. 😮 😮