Bill Ottman: Big Tech Censorship, Ideological Extremism & the Rise of Alternative Social Media
Minds.com CEO Bill Ottman discusses accelerating Big Tech censorship as well as the growing social credit or reputation score system. He talks about the ideological extremism egged on by Big Tech which has lead to the destructive radical movements which are burning down U.S. cities and paving the way for violent political outcomes. Finally, he looks at ways forward and the rise of alternative social media platforms.
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About Bill Ottman
In 2011, Ottman co-founded Minds, an open source social networking platform that is regarded globally as an alternative to traditional social media networks based on its dedication to radical transparency, monetization, digital rights, blockchain and equity crowdfunding.
In November 2019, Ottman launched a civil discourse project called Change Minds with Daryl Davis, well-known for deradicalizing over 200 members of the KKK. He has contributed writing to The Next Web about the correlation between censorship and radicalization.
*Podcast intro music is from the song “The Queens Jig” by “Musicke & Mirth” from their album “Music for Two Lyra Viols”: http://musicke-mirth.de/en/recordings.html (available on iTunes or Amazon)