"In the 1990s, Silicon Valley promised a global virtual community that would level hierarchies and empower individuals. How did that ideal morph into a habit-forming outrage machine that spies on us?"
csmonitor.com/Technology/2018/

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@aryngeous Yes and no. Datafarming corporations use heaps of open source software, which allows them to outsource a whole lot of their software development and testing labour to volunteers. Open source is clearly not enough:
gnu.org/philosophy/open-source

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