"They promised the open web, we got walled gardens. They promised individual liberty, then broke democracy—and now they’ve appointed themselves the right men to fix it.
But did the digital revolution have to end in an oligopoly?" - Nitasha Tiku
This article summarises 3 recent books which blame United States tech companies for subverting the technological revolution to intentionally create oligarchy and inequality, where a handful of people are the winners and the rest of us are the losers.