Published in: openDemocracyUKWhy a focus on "fake news" and Facebook misses the internet's real problems - and solutions
MP's new 'fake news' report largely ignores other platforms like Google and YouTube, and surveillance capitalism itself – and risks sending regulation in the wrong direction.
Published in: openDemocracyUKThe problem isn’t just Cambridge Analytica or Facebook – it’s “surveillance capitalism”
We’ve ended up with an internet built not for us – but for corporations, political parties, and the state’s increasingly nebulous ‘security’ demands. We need to better understand this problem so that we can challenge it.