The complete lack of anti-trust rulings within the tech sector might someday undermine the trust we have in these entities…

Notwithstanding the fact that countries and democracies, with their monopolies of legitimate violence, can sometimes flip.

[In 1961] the FCC chairman, Newton Minow, used to describe TV: he called it “a vast wasteland.” It’s a great line, but there are other reasons to revisit the speech now, about 10 years after the emergence of another communications service—Facebook—that has become ubiquitous in American homes, a staggering financial success, and a transmitter of a lot of pernicious schlock.

We Need More Alternatives to Facebook – Technology Review

Is now a good time to see a contender to Facebook and Google in Europe, Africa, Asia?


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