Humanity is on 'the highway to digital dictatorship', says Yuval Noah Harari

“Well, none of this is inevitable,” he says, suddenly eager to sound a note of optimism. “We can do things on the level of global co-operation, such as an agreement against producing autonomous weapons systems. We can do things on the level of individual government, for example laws to govern the ownership and use of data. And we can do things on the level of the individual. Each of us makes daily choices that have some impact. What control do you have over your own data, on your smartphone, for example?””

Humanity is on 'the highway to digital dictatorship', says Yuval Noah Harari
https://www.noted.co.nz/currently/social-issues/yuval-noah-harari-humanity-on-highway-to-digital-dictatorship/
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