The Jan 6 attack on the US Capitol reveals the danger from digital media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Here’s what must be done to transform Silicon Valley’s corruption of the media infrastructure.

The beautiful dream of an open and free internet, serving as a global agora of unlimited free speech to provide more democratic participation, has crashed and burned one more time. The January 6 mob attack on the US Capitol was incited and planned over Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other digital media platforms, with a tragic nudge from the president of the United States. …

Steven Hill

fmr Center for Humane Tech, NewAmerica, FairVote, author:“RawDeal &Uber Economy” “EuropesPromise“ ”10Steps toRepairUS Democracy” Steven-Hill.com @StevenHill1776

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