Im sure better posts will be written. I only have a few observations:
Its all gone black….Why?
Big Brother is watching you. Censorship has only been a heartbeat away for years.
Not only does the system know who you are and where you are, it knows what you think (its in your SMS, emails, skypes and tweets).
The digitally literate have been aware of this for many years. Information is connects dots, you should hope the system does not decide those dots are subversive or criminal.
1984 in 2012?
Trust no one.