Aral Balkan — We didn’t lose control – it was stolen

It’s important to note that these are not trends and that they’ve been in the making for far longer than twelve months. They are symptoms that are inextricably linked to the core nature of the Web as it exists within the greater socio-technological system we live under today that we call Surveillance Capitalism.They are the result of the feedback loop between accrual of information and accrual of capital that has left us with an oligarchy of platform monopolies that filter, manipulate, and exploit our everyday experiences.

Source: Aral Balkan — We didn’t lose control – it was stolen

You might think this is a little too jargon-y, but there’s a real there, there. The question is, how can we go back?

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