2.9 billion people voluntarily use Facebook. Is it the world’s largest democracy? Or an autocracy? It is bigger than China and India combined. The “GDP” of Facebook is $54bn. Voluntary adoption of a global network and content platform seems to be what we are choosing. What are the implications?
Apple agrees to modify App Store rules in Japan in a week where South Korea passes a law forcing Apple and Google to create a billing back-door for developers who want to avoid paying for carriage.
As Kabul collapsed and the Taliban took over, Facebook decided to try and remove any Taliban related content. Good or Bad?
Lina Khan’s rapid elevation from student paper writer to head of the US Government’s corporate regulation authority is a worrying signal that the Democratic Party has lost the plot on innovation and technology. Far from killing innovation, the US technology leaders are the heroes of it. Content Nation States and Big Tech Lina Khan’s Pogrom […]
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The State, Freedom and Big Tech in the Spotlight That Was The Week, #45 If you enjoy ‘That Was The Week’ please consider a paid subscription. We have 5500 subscribers but only 200 are paid. If that could become 1000 then this would become a self-supporting publication. This week’s video is here: [embedded content] I […]