Haunted by data
“It’s very sad that a social network that’s done so much good is also the single worst thing about the internet, but until people leave the platform or apply some kind of economic pressure on it, nothing will change.”
Embedded below. Worth watching.
Maciej has argued there should be law that limits behavioural data collection to 90 days. Definitely. It’s just wrong that massively detailed personal profiles are passed from organisation to organisation with no accountability over what’s done with them.
“The current model of total surveillance and permanent storage is not tenable. If we keep it up we’re going to have our own version of Three Mile Island — some widely publicised failure that galvanises popular opinion against the technology.”
Somewhat related: Antisocial media marketing.