Piper is a San Francisco based independent web developer with a decade of experience working with organizations and individuals in the cultural sector from Europe, North America, and Asia.
What can be done?
We need to shift the balance of power away from big tech. We need to take a stand and take control of our own slice of the internet, by moving away from these companies and championing and creating our own independent outlets with the thousands of tools at our disposal. But more importantly, we can support this by pressing forward with standards and regulations and proposals to regulate the internet as a public utility to narrow the digital divide.
Mindy Seu created the Cyberfeminism Index to honor a multiplicity of feminist technology practices, centering non-Western and non-binary practices in particular.