Discussing the development of new media produced social problems and countermeasures with techlash

The “techlash” phenomenon refers to a growing animus toward large technology companies (a.k.a., “Big Tech”) and to a more generalized opposition to modern technology itself, particularly innovations driven by information technology.(Robert D. Atkinson, 2021) The […]

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What is meant by “techlash”? Discuss the public concerns that lie behind the techlash. To what extent can these concerns be addressed by governments, by civil society organisations, and by the technology companies themselves?    […]

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CitizenFour: Privacy on the Interent is a Myth

Directed by Laura Poitras, CitizenFour exposes the massive surveillance by the National Security Agency (NSA). After receiving anonymous and encrypted e-mails about illegal surveillance operations by the NSA, Poitras, alongside reporters Ewen MacAskill and Glenn Greenwald, decided […]

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Techlash: The Phenomenon of Public Concerns

What is Techlash? Techlash is a term first coined in early 2018 by the British weekly newspaper The Economist to describe the phenomenon of public and government dissatisfaction with the growing power and influence of […]

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Structural Inequality On the Internet

The Internet breaks the limitations of space, provides a new medium for people to understand knowledge and discuss topics, plays an important role in recording events and sharing information, and brings major changes to the […]