What is a ‘digital Iron Curtain’? It is when Big Digital, as Professor Michael Rectenwald terms these western Tech Goliaths, become ‘governmentalities’
And what is that desired ‘mentality’? It is to embrace the transfiguration of American and European identity and way-of-life.
In short, the ‘Iron Curtain’ descends when supposedly private enterprises (Big Digital) mutually inter-penetrate with – and then claim – the State:
Tip of the Hat to Zero Hedge for pointing out this article.
Phi Beta Iota: The situation is much much worse and Amazon is the poster child for digital tyranny. Their devices — including Alexa, the front door monitor, and delivery drones now in the service of law enforcement as surveillance platforms — continue to expand. Most recently they have moved into monitoring factory workers.