A real opinion article from a fictitious future with upload filters, by .
"Our first mistake was giving the platforms the right to decide who could speak and what they could say. Our second mistake was giving them the duty to make that call, a billion times a day." writes ⁦⁩ from literally the future.
"If you want to write about how government legislation can’t tell the difference between nudity and pornography, terrorism investigations and terrorism, or copyright infringement and parody, you’re out of luck." A warning from the future, by
I'm continuing to love 's op-eds from the future, an excellent example of applied sci-fi. This week: describes a world where online platforms are liable for their users' content, and it ain't pretty.
“Democracies aren’t strengthened when a professional class gets to tell us what our opinions are allowed to be” This is the good stuff. Pure, uncut,
Opinion | I Shouldn’t Have to Publish This in The New York Times by
"Our first mistake was giving the platforms the right to decide who could speak and what they could say. Our second mistake was giving them the duty to make that call, a billion times a day." - essential
This could very well be our future under #Article17 and the #TERREG . Please, take a minute to read this and educate yourselves on the danger of passing internet regulation that can only be handled by big websites and their algorithms. Share it, too!
I practically jumped for joy when kicked off its new series "Op-Ed From The Future" w/ the amazing Ted Chiang! Now enters the genre by imagining "an unholy & unlikely coalition" damaging democracy by getting section 230 of CDA amended.
There are some LAYERS to 's Op-Ed-From-The-Future that he was so tragically forced to publish in
Cory has a gift for "predicting the present," and he's in rare form in his new op-ed from the future
Somewhat related ...
In this week's Op-Ed From the Future, Cory Doctorow () imagines a future in which we regulate the social media platforms in a way that only gives them more power
I Shouldn’t Have to Publish This in The New York Times not obvious and clearly argued. go go
I Shouldn’t Have to Publish This in The New York Times, by Cory Doctorow /
This far-too-close dystopia worries me far more than all the weirdos, creeps, instigators, gangsters and unlikable people on the internet.
I Shouldn’t Have to Publish This in The New York Times
I'm just saying between and and a few others my people are doing some great stuff right now and I'm super proud of all of you.