It’s one thing when a dude in a campaign slams and strong-arms the free press. It’s another thing when the President of the United States does so. One is damaging. The other is nothing less than an existential threat to our democracy. We’re encountering a lot of those these days.
The tech community (and that’s my community) needs to be more humble and not pretend that launching a popular photo app qualifies us to solve all the world’s problems. And when advances are made, we need to be sensitive to the fact that those advances can damage the financial lives of others, and be respectful of that reality.