This is mainstream acknowledgement that the business model of Silicon Valley companies like Google and Facebook is people farming. This is what we’ve been saying for ages and it’s good to see that people are starting to listen and understand.
For background, see: https://ar.al/notes/the-nature-of-the-self-in-the-digital-age
For how we can build technology ethically, without people farming, see: https://ar.al/notes/encouraging-individual-sovereignty-and-a-healthy-commons
To help us foster the alternative in Europe, join us at DiEM25: https://ar.al/notes/towards-an-internet-of-people-with-diem25 and https://ar.al/notes/diem25-internet-of-people-launch-in-berlin/
(And if you happen to be in Hamburg on July 7th, I will be there alongside other members of DiEM25 to present some constructive disobedience at the G20 summit. Join us: https://forum.ind.ie/t/diem25-g20-constructive-disobedience-resistance-in-the-age-of-surveillance-capitalism/1719)