Sway of data analytica

Since digital technology is advanced enough to capitalise on immense data sets of information about us, Big Tech finds itself in a position to influence internal policy, diplomacy and market forces, affecting billions of users in such a way that can compromise our social values. In fact, the Snowden whistle-blowing and Cambridge Analytica scandal, among others, have laid bare this omnipresence. Owing to its monopoly of data, digital technology is now such a powerful weapon for controlling the masses that its use must be regulated.

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