The truth of “information wants to be free” is obvious to anyone who works in informatics. But it’s ignored time and again. It’s ignored by record companies trying to prevent music downloads, by startups trying to enforce embargoes on tech news, by the US government trying to share secrets with thousands of people and yet somehow not by the world at large.
Al Onia is a full-time writer living on Vancouver Island, Canada. His novels, The Sixth Helix, Javenny, Transient City and its sequel, Rogue Town are all available in trade paperback from Bundoran Press in Ottawa. Ebook versions from the usual sources. His latest novella, Descending To Eve, is available online from Zealot Scripts Emerging Worlds.