Michael Kwet is a Visiting Fellow of the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. He is the author of Digital colonialism: US empire and the ne... w imperialism in the Global South, and hosts theTech Empire podcast. His work has been published at Motherboard, Wired, BBC World News Radio and Counterpunch. He received his PhD in Sociology from Rhodes University, South Africa.
Proprietary social media networks need to be transformed into local and global digital commons.
It’s time to talk about Silicon Valley as an imperial force and what has to be done to resist its power.