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Compulsory Reading for All involved in Brexit

April 23, 2019 11:49 AM
By Tony Clayton

Carol Cadwalladr's TED talk summarises the challenge facing everyone who believes in Liberal Democracy.

"This is no longer about left or right, leave or remain, Trump or not, it's about whether it is any longer possible to hold free and fair elections.

And I don't think it is. This is what happens when 100 year old electoral law is disrupted by technology.

What silicon valley has produced is amazing, but now it's a crime scene. The techology designed to connect people is now being used to drive us apart."

See the full talk and the reaction to it at The Guardian.

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/apr/21/carole-cadwalladr-ted-tech-google-facebook-zuckerberg-silicon-valley