Real war in virtual space

Print edition : May 25, 2018

To exploit the ever-expanding cyberspace, all information, in zeros and ones, had to be transformed into controlled, usable and sellable products. Thus came the cyber platforms operated by corporate giants. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Chats or visuals uploaded on Facebook or WhatsApp add to the big data, which can be used to even scrutinise our feelings, choices and hobbies. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

The objective of cyber capitalism is to colonise cyberspace and generate and use big data for further enslavement of people. The battle between freedom and enslavement has now shifted to cyberspace.
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