IT Essentials: Private citizen, public problem

In the modern economy, tech billionaires hold the reins of power

Tom Allen
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The balance of power has shifted in the last century. Private individuals, especially tech billionaires, can control the fate of nations
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The balance of power has shifted in the last century. Private individuals, especially tech billionaires, can control the fate of nations

Private citizens inserting themselves into conflict have no idea of the damage they can do

Last week, news broke that Elon Musk had (allegedly) turned off Starlink connectivity in Ukraine without warning in 2022, disrupting a major operation and directly costing lives. That consequential...

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