Tech Won't Save Us: Big Tech Entrenches US Power w/ Michael Kwet
Though Surveillance Capitalism is a global phenomenon and a universal term, it is interpreted differently by people from different regions.
Americans see this mostly as a monopoly/anti-trust problem.
Europeans are calling it digital feudalism.
The once-colonized global south sees it as digital colonialism.
All of these interpretations are not only simultaneously true but also demonstrate that this issue is multi-faceted.
@njoseph and at least some in Europe (myself included) see this as a human rights issue.
I am of course not disparaging other ways of seeing this problem or saying that the human rights perspective is in any way "better"; it's just what makes most sense in Europe.
In fact, I've been calling Big Tech companies "monopolists" way before it was cool:
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