@mediaactivist It is nearly time to turn off all our devices and stop the bigTech companies knowing what we do. This way they cannot make us the commodity selling/harvesting our profiles/activity and they will loose advertising revenue as well, then become irrelevant and hopefully another myspace/bebo.
Do the same with IOT as well, it will only lock you into a product lifecycle/firmware security nightmare
@lossy It is very worrying yes - I think it's crucial we fight for democratic ownership of social media and tech in general, and indeed support the few democratic models that already exist.
@mediaactivist I think in your statement you used the word democratic twice. The democrats and Main stream media/Social media have highjacked the word democratic/democracy and that was very apparent to me when I was getting emails from companies before the election subject "Vote for democracy - Vote for Joe Biden"
Companies like expensify should not be using company mailing list for this purpose especially from their CEOs. I had a company to company relationship with them not a political one.
@lossy Haha I did indeed! Democracy is important but you're right, the "Democrats" don't represent it no matter how much they took the name. I also made a statement about media, media activism, and why the term "mainstream media" isn't always useful - here: www.mediaactivist.com
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