Quotation by William Gibson

Power, in Case's world, meant corporate power. The zaibatsus, the multinationals ..., had ... attained a kind of immortality. You couldn't kill a zaibatsu by assassinating a dozen key executives; there were others waiting to step up the ladder; assume the vacated position, access the vast banks of corporate memory.
William Gibson (b. 1948), U.S. science fiction (cyberpunk) writer. Neuromancer, ch. 17, Ace Science Fiction (1984).
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