XKCD has the best map today:
I couldn’t help but think of an old post that i wrote about search engines as evil nation states of the 20th century, resulting in this silly image:
This had particular resonance today when a friend IMed me to say that Digg is like the UAE: it looks clean and modern on the surface, but it’s no doubt corrupt as ever on the inside.
(For those who are unaware, Digg’s users revolted yesterday over Digg’s decision to block posts concerning the HD-DVD key. A bigger question has emerged over what else Digg quietly suppresses.)