by Jill Lepore published in The New Yorker
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Posted 774 days ago
Good high-level review of the perils of a more connected world over an internet with serious security concerns. I really liked the ending:
The arrogant recklessness of the people who have been buying and selling the vulnerability of the rest of us is not just part of an intelligence-agency game; it has been the ethos of Wall Street and Silicon Valley for decades. Move fast and break things; the money will trickle down; click, click, click, click, buy, buy, buy, like, like, like, like, expose, expose, expose.