Category Archives: facebook

Should American Democracy Founder, Don’t Expect Big Tech to Lead the Resistance

This is a shorter version of an article I wrote for cigionline.com back in February. It never got picked up, but I’m pretty happy with the way it holds together. While it is mainly focused on the vulnerability of US … Continue reading

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Facebook hires privacy critics: What’s the opposite of “cautious optimism”?

It’s been fascinating to watch American digital-rights activists react to Facebook’s hiring of three prominent privacy-focused lawyers, particularly the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Nate Cardozo (the other hires were Open Technology Institute’s Robyn Greene and Nathan White from Access Now). Overall, … Continue reading

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Regulating Facebook: Radical change or the status quo?

(I’m currently travelling through Brazil interviewing people for a book project on knowledge governance, hence the untimeliness of this post. (What’s the opposite of the hot take? Cool reasoning?) But since I haven’t seen this opinion anywhere else, and because … Continue reading

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