“The most dangerous person in the world is the Zuck.”

The Facebook Dictatorship

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Fri, May 18th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

On CNBC, NYU professor Scott Galloway compares Mark Zuckerberg's position of power over at Facebook as dangerous to that of historical dictators — and judging by a steady drop in activity, maybe Facebook's users have noticed. Meanwhile, Google employees resign in protest against a Pentagon contract. Not only is this an issue of user trust but a concern towards drones that will kill without human approval.

The resigning employees’ frustrations range from particular ethical concerns over the use of artificial intelligence in drone warfare to broader worries about Google’s political decisions—and the erosion of user trust that could result from these actions. Many of them have written accounts of their decisions to leave the company, and their stories have been gathered and shared in an internal document, the contents of which multiple sources have described to Gizmodo.

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