Debunking digital undemocracy

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Democratic governments across the world are trying to keep up with the social and economic impacts of COVID-19, all while being undermined by aggressive tech companies monetising the erosion of representative democracy. As they attempt to institutionalise their unsolicited overreach into the personal lives of every user, it is vital that society challenge core assumptions that are central to claims of benefit of social media companies…