Digital Colonialism: Local vs Global

Humanity is blessed by the wonders of the Internet. It connects the planet to an extent never experienced before in the history of mankind. Optimists rejoice in its capacity to emancipate whole peoples and nations without the complexities of structural development. However, one should start considering the implications of global connectivity. The Internet can be considered as a liberating power but is, at the same time, a dominating force. In the past year, American Tech Industry has found its way deep into the legislative structure of the growing economies and new markets of the Global South. Through their services Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Netflix dominate the majority of the local dig

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