Don't waste the Cambridge Analytica scandal: it's a chance to take control of our data
Excellent article by Scott Ludlam in the @guardian that cuts to the heart of the matter:
“What has been exposed here is not some unforceeable aberration, but an ordinary consequence of what Shoshana Zuboff calls ’surveillance capitalism’“
"microtarget" is going to make people think it's no big deal, it sounds small
"laser-guided" sounds dangerous and really should be the terminology used because this shit's like a psychological orbital strike
overall I agree though
'microtarget' is my one issue with the description in the pictures
@aral I love Scott! Looking forward to the read.
@aral pretty ironic how the article presented me with two Amazon Alexa ads 😅
@stragu Indeed. The problem goes beyond tech: the business model is also the business model of mainstream publishing.
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