Not only are we not fighting the exploitative colonialism of US mega tech corporations, but we're falling all over ourselves to pay through the nose ($ & data) to hasten it. People simply don't 'get' this stuff. We're in a digital dark age:


They're happy to dig their heads in the sand. I confront family and coworkers about it, not daily of course, not even weekly - but I'm not afraid to when the occasion comes up. Last week I asked a coworker if he had read the news about FB knowing through internal studies Instagram was bad for young girls' health. He said he had. I asked "and yet you still use this platform???"

As always, I was answered with a shrug. Every damn time, by everyone around me. 🤦‍♀️

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