Put Pandora Back In The Box? We Have To Try!
Every single day we see the results of letting the internet go unchecked, we see that our data driven economy is being used against us as individual consumers and being used against us as a nation. We have shared and re-shared so much information about ourselves and our thoughts, feelings, faces, etc. that we are now being manipulated. Ok. I am going to try to stay off the political aspects of this problem. However, what we have is a child born in 1989 (according to https://howoldistheinter.net) that was never disciplined or held accountable for its actions and now we have a young adult at approximately 29 years old who is struggling to be an adult.
What happens when you have to grow up? You have that big word called …. RESPONSIBILITY …. that starts to permeate your entire life. It’s not about “me” anymore and begins to be about others. The children of the internet, like social media, are running amuck and now we see a real need to put some guardrails in place before it kills itself.
Yes, 2019 will be a year you will see more government involvement in trying to reign in the unruly young adult and its children. Whether its privacy, cyber security, encryption, election security, or antitrust laws get ready and just like a spoiled child, be prepared for lots of temper tantrums!