Episode 160: The Lobbyists behind Chat Control

It turns out, that the EU’s push to completely abolish digital privacy might not actually be an altruistic move to save children from abuse. Several tech companies, including one headed by Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore, stand to profit substantially from the decision. Which is why they massively influenced it.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://privatecitizen.press/episode/160
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Every single thought I have on this topic is invalidated by Hanlon’s razor.

I think stuff like this happening is often a combination of both. There are malicious people taking advantage of dumb people while a lot of bystanders have been lulled into a state of mind where they simply do not care.