Jul 23, 2020
Now, more than ever, as we work from home, gather with friends on social media, shop for groceries online, it feels like this tsunami of digital dependence and loss of personal privacy will wash over everything. That once these companies (and now governments) storm the beaches of our minds, they will not give those positions back peacefully.
But that’s what they want. They want to feel inevitable.
There will be time to organize, to fight back, to feel secure in the knowledge that your data, the information that represents your life and your loves and your thoughts and feelings, is not commoditized and weaponized.
But first, we must learn, and we must share what we learn. We must know what we face, and the addictive, divisive, well-resourced, monolithically powerful companies we’re up against.