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Read online I Hate the Internet.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC I Hate the Internet What if you told the truth and the whole world heard you What if you lived in a country swamped with Internet outrage What if you were a woman in a society that hated women .

Set in the San Francisco of I Hate the Internet offers a hilarious and obscene portrayal of life amongst the victims of the digital boom As billions of tweets fuel the city s gentrification and the human wreckage piles up a group of friends suffers the consequences of being useless in a new world that despises the pointless and unprofitable .

In this his first full length novel Jarett Kobek tackles the pressing questions of our moment Why do we applaud the enrichment of CEOs at the expense of the weak and the powerless Why are we giving away our intellectual property Why is activism in the st Century nothing more than a series of morality lectures typed into devices built by slaves .

Here at last comes an explanation of the Internet in the crudest possible terms by Jarett Kobek

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I Hate the Internet
Title:I Hate the Internet
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ISBN:0996421807
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Number of Pages:288
Category:Fiction, Contemporary, Abandoned, Novels, Humor, Technology, Literature, American, Did not finish, Internet
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