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A Story of Tech Colonialism

How Tech companies use their enormous wealth and influence to overwhelm communities.

In 2019, Facebook planned a hyper-scale data centre in Zeewolde, Netherlands; its identity was known only to a few officials in the government. The mayor of Zeewolde found out a year into negotiations. The people of Zeewolde were the last to know.

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Mark Timberlake

Mark Timberlake

A quest for insights from subterranean depths. Seeker of ideas, awakenings, alchemy. Thoughts from a troubled star.