Time to save the internet | Curio

Time to save the internet

14 mins | Jan 26, 2021

From naive optimism to despairing dystopianism — what stage of the internet are we living in? In this piece for the Financial Times, John Thornhill reviews Eliot Higgins' "We Are Bellingcat: An Intelligence Agency for the People" and Ronald J. Deibert's "Reset: Reclaiming the Internet for Civil Society". In these books, both authors offer a window into 'digital activism', and whether it marks "the start of the third stage in the internet’s short history: civic-minded realism."

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