Buying Instagram is best understood as part of a long pattern of Mark Zuckerberg coercing others into giving him power. From his days as a 19 year old designing a sexual-harassment-as-a-service website that exploited his female classmates to the Instagram acquisition, Zuckerberg — and thus Facebook’s — overwhelming ethos is “What’s mine is mine, and what’s yours is mine.”

This a must-read from Cory Doctrow.

In my opinion, the key to getting out of this rut of division and extremism is related to the end of Facebook, sorry, “Meta”.

29 December 2022 — French West Indies