I agree these are examples of the kinds of mechanism that could completely strangle future attempts including by non profits / open source, to change things for the better (i.e. to do things non profit). It is a technological equivalent of tyranny. The scariest thing for me is that it might have been started by individuals, but now it is not really driven by individuals, but a force, to make profit, therefore it can’t be changed by individuals, it can only be countered by very large collectives. If the mechanisms to mobilise collectives are neutered and disabled then it could be check, mate.

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