Why 'Surveillance Is The Dominant Business Model On The Internet'
Huffington Post - about 2 years
Andrew Keen, author of “The Internet is Not the Answer,” is known as the “Antichrist of Silicon Valley." He calls Google a monster, Uber a bad idea and wants governments to regulate both. He was interviewed by Max Tholl of The European.
The European: Mr. Keen, in the Washington Post’s review of your new book, “The Internet is Not the Answer,” it is pointed out that many people refer to you as a Luddite but that that is not necessarily a bad thing because it means being first and foremost pro-humanity and not anti-technology. What’s your take?
Keen: It’s just one of those terms that has lost any kind of meaning. I always associated the term with the smashing of machines, with violent resistance, of which I am not in favor. So in that sense, I don’t want to think of myself as a Luddite.
The European: And in another sense?
Keen: In America, everybody who’s questioning technology is automatically a Luddite, and in that sense I am okay being one. But the implication of t
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