Varoon Bashyakarla. Photo used with permission.
Varoon is a data scientist at Tactical Tech where he explores how our personal data is being used for political purposes. Previously, he worked as a data scientist in Silicon Valley. He has spent his professional life working for both the public interest and private companies.
What can be done?
We need to make sure everyone — not just the privileged — can manage their online identities exactly how they want for privacy and security.
Private internet companies did not always apply their community standards to heads of states sharing misleading information, setting a troubling precedent for the future of the internet.