I deleted WhatsApp for a year and here’s what I learned | Technology | The Guardian

Hvoraf kommer naiviteten, der har ladet os overlade vores data til firmaer, der herefter i realiteten kontrollerer vores sociale liv?

“Our default position is to mistrust strangers and governments, but we trust convenient services without really knowing anything about them. We trust that private companies use our data to “improve our lives”, but we hardly reflect on where our lives are taken. Facebook paid $19bn for a company that has encrypted the contents of messages since 2016 and does not advertise.”

Kilde: I deleted WhatsApp for a year and here’s what I learned | Technology | The Guardian

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Data is the new lifeblood of capitalism – don’t hand corporate America control | Technology | The Guardian

“The corporate crusade against data governance is only getting started. If it succeeds, the world’s most important resource will be entrusted to the private sector and the profit motive, and the rest of us will have even less power to participate in the decisions that most affect our lives.”

“Data flows enable employers in higher-wage countries to outsource more tasks to workers in lower-wage countries. They help firms coordinate complex supply chains that push manufacturing jobs to the places with the cheapest labor costs. They empower a handful of big companies to dominate markets and monopolize digital infrastructure all over the world.”

Kilde: Data is the new lifeblood of capitalism – don’t hand corporate America control | Technology | The Guardian

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