Singapore: Laboratory of Digital Censorship
The new law empowers any government minister to demand corrections from anyone who has generated content that the minister believes is fake and to dictate the words and phrases of that correction; the government can also ask for the content to be taken down, and require Internet service providers or platforms to prevent access to it.
July 19, 2019
The Digital Threat to a Human Future
When the unpredictable truth of humans is banished by machine intelligence, what passes for the good of mankind is optimization, the replacement of an open society with a hamster wheel. Humans have set loose the unthinking beings that do not so much outwit us as unwit us.
May 6, 2019