“If I’m upset with Facebook, what’s the equivalent product I can go sign up for?”

It is time to restrain the tech giants

#Copyright

Thu, Jun 21st, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

With MIT calling for the data barons to be reigned in and this documentary by ReasonTV on whether or not we have the right to fix our own devices, there appears to be growing backlash against the demands imposed by big tech on their consumers.

Eric Lundgren got 15 months in prison for selling pirated Microsoft software that the tech giant gives away for free. His case cuts to the heart of a major battle going on in the tech industry today: Companies are trying to preserve aspects of U.S. copyright law that give them enormous power over the products we own.

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