Internet companies alone can’t prevent online harms

Originally published at: https://prostasia.org/blog/internet-companies-alone-cant-prevent-online-harms/

As the world hunkers down to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Internet’s ability to keep us in contact with friends, family, colleagues, and the wider world has proved its unique value as a communications platform once again. But the Internet can also be used to perpetrate bullying and abuse, to spread hate…

No one is God therefore no one can prevent every possible form of harm in the world.

Some people treat AI as a “God” (some techies do it literally) and that is part of your problem.