On 6 January 2021 amidst the backdrop of a global pandemic and growing civil unrest, people watched as an angry mob stormed the Capitol in Washington, DC. Attempting to overturn the US presidential election result (Tan, Shin and Rindler).
Transforming the Capitol into a spectre of chaos and ultimately violence, the events that unfolded signalled a sinister phenomenon that had been lurking in the background since the dawn of the internet.
Big Tech’s dominance and its ability to gatekeep people’s opinions, beliefs and facts presents a power disparity that blurs offline and online worlds, at times causing harm to the billions of citizens who rely on their services.
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