Deleuze and Guattari mention the necessity of "smooth space as a means of communication" in the service of the State. But, as information becomes more and more central to the economy and as the exploding telecommunications market becomes more central not only to the workings of capital, but to its very creation, it would seem that the organization of the State itself could be subject to disruption or deterritorialization. If the "striated space" that "smooth space" is enlisted to serve is itself being replaced by "smooth space" of an information-based economy, and freedom to navigate the channels of communication without inhibition becomes itself a commodity, then "the State" is in a precarious situation. The State must become nomadic, and subject itself to deterritorialization.

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