Editor’s Letter: Reduce The Fear Factor

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
7th May, 2017

It’s been a grim few weeks online. Murders streamed live, continued stories of social networks being manipulated to influence elections, and plenty of other grim stuff that isn’t ideal reading on a Sunday morning.

The easy move has been to point the finger at the technology and the powers-that-be behind it. They have opened Pandora’s Box, or rather a few of her boxes as it turns out, and have enabled those...

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