We must find a way to make firms like Facebook pay for accessing our data – conceptualised as something we own in common
The information weapon: Why the internet was always spying on you:
Back in the 1960s when they first developed networked computers and databases and analysis software - people were already thinking into the future, and thinking about creating an early warning radar system for human society - a networked computer system that could sit on top of the world, and watch it for threats, and intercept them before they caused harm - on a global and societal level, but even on a personal level. And we're seeing that right now. The internet has become a radar system for people and societies.