CEO Steve Huffman says tech giants should not be able to trawl Reddit’s huge store of data for free. But that information came from users, not the company

  • 567PrimeMover
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    1910 months ago

    The more shit I hear come out of his mouth the more I’m disgusted that I ever used reddit. Aaron Swartz must be spinning in his grave

    • Batcow
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      1410 months ago

      Unfortunately, I feel like Swartz would be spinning for a LOT of things that Web 2.0 turned out to be and propagate. We don’t even blink at the idea of personal data being shared across unknown anonymous networks. It’s a matter of “whatev’s, they’re welcome to find out what porn I like”.

      Like remember when that Will Smith movie “Enemy of the State” came out and although it’s way over the top, it was totally on point in principle on how vulnerable we are in networks overseen by anonymous government entities and private companies.

      Now we fucking applaud hundred-millionaires becoming billionaires for capitalizing on the internet stew we all threw our goods in for fun research, and internet community