Today – a few giants from one country control the majority of the web. In a world where data is king – this poses a problem for nations that do not have access to those companies or data. The EU and individual nations need to encourage and nurture local solutions by identifying what works and invest in those!
The centralized platforms over which we communicate and conduct business have gained enormeous power. In their pursuit of profits, they threaten our societies. Governments fail to act. Our goal here is to facilitate a conversation about solutions.