01 August 2018

Nikhil Sonnad on the banal evil of Facebook

“The imperative to ‘connect people’ lacks the one ingredient essential for being a good citizen: Treating individual human beings as sacrosanct. To Facebook, the world is not made up of individuals, but of connections between them… There are certain things you do not in good conscience do to humans. To data, you can do whatever you like.” Nikhil Sonnad - Nikhil Sonnad on the banal evil of Facebook