We have to learn the village to save the village

Lauri Love

The Internet is bringing us together, while drowning us in data and algorithms. The control of information and the fight for digital autonomy is critical if we are to save our futures from the new digital feudal lords.Lauri Love is a computer scientist and political activist. This year he won a landmark legal victory when the High Court ruled he couldnÂ’t be extradited to the US, where he faced a possible 99-year prison sentence for alleged involvement in #OpLastResort, the online protests in the wake of the persecution and untimely death of Aaron Swartz.