Private companies can do whatever they want, many “conservatives” argue. They can discriminate. They can ban. They can work with the government to set up digital backdoors to monitor you.
There are myriad reasons to fear this kind of partnership between Big Government and Big Business. One can look at what the Big Tech companies are doing in China by helping them oppress people. But the whole truth isn’t out about that yet. You can’t get a ton of reliable information out of China about anything and Big Tech certainly isn’t telling us.
But we know it’s bad.
We can definitevely look to the Holocaust and how IBM made it not just possible but helped it along for profit.
This one will take some time but it’s worth it. Welcome to my latest rabbit hole…