The Internet Is Rotting

Written by Jonathan Zittrain 30 June 2021

The “absence of central control, or...central monitoring, has long been celebrated as an instrument of grassroots democracy and freedom...but more recently, these features have been understood to facilitate vectors for individual harassment and societal destabilization, with no easy gating points through which to remove or label malicious work...or to quickly identify their sources” (Jonathan Zittrain, 2021).

Publisher: The Atlantic

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Categories: Media and technology, Tools of Democracy