STS Graduate Student David Banks Quoted in Fusion

STS Graduate Student David Banks Quoted in Fusion

Date posted: 2015-10-22 20:24:53

STS Graduate Student David Banks was quoted in Fusion News about what it would take to democratize social media. The article asks why do we put up with, "living in a world without control over the information companies like Facebook collect about us or how they’ll use it." Banks says anyone concerned about privacy and control over social networking companies should look to the early history of the railroad in North America for examples of how to democratize these companies.  He also suggests that Facebook implement "a lottery system where active users are selected to serve for six months each on a company’s committee." 

Full article at Fusion.net

 

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