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The 2016 Election Exposes the Very, Very Dark Side of Tech

“It’s shown us—and not for the first time—how the same communication tools that can connect strangers in far-flung parts of the world can also be used to disseminate gas chamber memes and death threats. It’s shown us how the same platforms that put a world of facts and information at our fingertips can just as easily be used to undermine basic truths. It’s shown us that our most personal communications—so many of them digital—are exceptionally vulnerable to anyone with a vendetta and that the online masses, typically so precious about their own privacy, would be all too eager to see what we’ve got to hide. And we all have something to hide.”

The 2016 Election Exposes the Very, Very Dark Side of Tech
https://www.wired.com/2016/11/2016-election-exposes-dark-side-tech/
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