Platforms are acting like nation-states and governments are trying to become platforms, but are they both getting it wrong? The idea of the ’platform’ has come to dominate our notion of the internet – that there are corporate networks that we stand on to support us in accessing cyberspace. Governments are employing the same construct – that the role of the state is to provide a base for citizens. What does this mean for individuals?

Regular panellists:

  • Peter Lewis, Director of The Australia Institute’s Centre for Responsible Technology
  • Lizzie O’ Shea, Chair of Digital Rights Watch
  • Dan Stinton, Managing Director of Guardian Australia

And special guest:

  • Jathan Sadowski, Research Fellow in the Emerging Technologies Research Lab and the Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making in Society at Monash University

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