Big Tech and the Rise of Surveillance Capitalism

Big Tech and the Rise of Surveillance Capitalism

Zuboff points out in her brilliant book that all pervasive, stealthy and omnipresent surveillance capitalism has exploited human experience to collect free raw material for translation into behavorial data.

Mark Zuckerberg discovers privacy

Mark Zuckerberg discovers privacy

Milking Facebook’s stewardship of WhatsApp for all it’s worth, Zuckerberg was intentional about pitching his new centralized yet private future for Facebook around the model of the encrypted messaging app, a platform so antithetical to Facebook’s broad mission that its founders left in disgust after cashing their checks.

Brendan Eich writes to the US Senate: we need a GDPR for the United States

Brendan Eich writes to the US Senate: we need a GDPR for the United States

Brendan Eich, the CEO of Brave, has written to the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, to present the case for GDPR-like data protection standards in the United States.