Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Let’s Nationalize Facebook

Howard, Philip N. "Let’s Nationalize Facebook." Slate, August 16, 2012.

From the blog: "Over the last several years, Facebook has become a public good and an important social resource. But as a company, it is behaving badly, and long term, that may cost it… By “nationalizing Facebook,” I mean public ownership and at least a majority share at first. When nationalizing the company restores the public trust, that controlling interest could be reduced. There are three very good reasons for this drastic step…" Read more