Too Long; Didn't Read
Privacy is a pressing issue in a hyper-connected world where a handful of companies control the information you consume and produce. Early internet companies weren't always addicted to the sweet sweet highs of ultimate user surveillance. Over time they learned to take advantage of the gullibility of their users to normalize data collection and encroach upon the privacy of billions under the guise of ever-improving free services. The go big or go home mentality that permeates the technology industry make these matters even worse.