Brian Alvey sees considerable parallels between Oz and his web design career:
When youre already serving a life sentence with no chance of parole, what else can they take away?
They can threaten to throw you into solitary confinement and strip away all human contact.
The Internet is all about being connected. That plugged-in feeling is addictive and panic attacks are what fill those empty spaces between opportunities to check email. For many of the people who spend their lives online blogging, chatting, emailing and building websites, the unwired life is not worth living.
The ultimate punishment is being disconnected.
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