Technopolit(r)ic(k)s and tl;dr - what do they have in common? According to Nanjira Sambuli, their commonality lies with governments and corporations abusing the tl;dr culture. Here, Sambuli defines the culture as an acceptance to extremely long terms and conditions that are complex and difficult for the ordinary person to understand. This results in us falling into a trap of having no other choice but to trust those who represent us. There are clear-cut consequences of this. Yet what are these consequences, and how can we prevent them?