How did the Internet lose its noble purpose and turn bad?


“Instead of addressing the very real impact that the high-tech economy was having on middle-class jobs, communities of color, and unions, progressive leaders chose instead to organize big-dollar parties with tech firm money for thought leaders to project solidarity on the right causes, without making actual commitments on the real issues.”

“The fox didn’t just guard the henhouse—it designed it and wired it to the Internet with 24-7 surveillance. The chickens never had a chance.”