How about the “pollution” framing?
Information marketplace issues are often negative externalities of useful new technology.

The analogy can even go deeper. “Fake news” makes people act less intelligently, just like leaded gasoline. Harassment and spam destroys communities, just like industrial waste.

Founder of the Thoughtful Technology Project & GMF non-res fellow. Prev Tow fellow & Chief Technologist @ Center for Social Media Responsibility. av@aviv.me

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