The Battle Between Data and Privacy Rights Will Become Even More Chilling

Picturing life at the mercy of 3 big tech companies

Is a tech dystopia coming? Or is it already here? Getty Images

Over Thanksgiving, I had several conversations with nonmedia people about living in a tech dystopian present. They asked me all sorts of questions about Facebook and Google, artificial intelligence and 5G, data and privacy, and blockchain (of course) because, you know, I’m a tech editor.

This story first appeared in the December 3, 2018, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.
@joshsternberg Josh Sternberg is the former media and tech editor at Adweek.
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