We’re living in a surveillance economy, Google knows everything about us – web culture guru RT — SophieCo

Freedom of expression, creativity, the world’s knowledge available to everyone – all happening thanks to the internet. But there’s a dark side to the web. Uncontrolled data flow creates opportunities for criminals and terrorists; real information drowns in the waves of fake news and entertainment, while the web market is controlled by monopolies, making use of private data for profits. So what can we expect as internet-based technologies develop further? Are concerns over privacy going to spark a backlash against internet giants like Google or YouTube? And is it still possible to go analog in a tech-based world? We ask author of The Internet is not the Answer, entrepreneur – Andrew Keen.