Big Tech and Democracy (Current Controversies) (Library Binding)

Big Tech and Democracy (Current Controversies) By Lisa Idzikowski (Editor) Cover Image
By Lisa Idzikowski (Editor)
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Like other large global corporations, the technology sector known as "Big Tech" possesses the money and power to disproportionately influence society. But so far, many of these companies have escaped scrutiny and regulation while enjoying the benefits of a relatively new--and not always understood--medium. Should social media companies be considered publishers, being held accountable for spreading misinformation? Does technology increase extremism and other harmful behaviors? Is it too late to change? The viewpoints in this volume explore the fascinating debate surrounding what responsibility Big Tech should take when it comes to upholding democratic principles.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781534508569
ISBN-10: 1534508562
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication Date: December 30th, 2021
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: Current Controversies