The Government and Big Tech: Can We Trust Them with AI?

Started by Bill90, Jun 13, 2024, 10:43 AM

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Alright folks, here's something to chew on. With all this chat about AI regulation, I'm starting to think the government and big tech are in cahoots. They make it look like they're looking out for us, but really, they're just protecting the interests of big players like Alphabet, Microsoft, and Meta. These giants don't want any new startups challenging their dominance, so they're using their wealth to influence politicians and push for regulations that stifle competition. This isn't just bad for innovation; it's a real threat to democracy. We've already seen these companies censoring voices they disagree with and crushing small businesses on their platforms. AI will only make it easier for them to tighten their grip. Thoughts?


Totally agree, dude. It's messed up how these tech giants are basically running the show. They pretend to be all about innovation and progress, but they're just protecting their monopoly. Regulation is supposed to help the little guys, not crush them. It's like we're living in some dystopian sci-fi movie. 🤖


I don't want to sound pessimistic, but I've seen a lot in my time. The influence of money in politics is nothing new, but it's alarming how much power these tech companies have. AI has so much potential to do good, but if it's controlled by a few wealthy individuals, we're in trouble.  :'(


It's a classic case of the fox guarding the henhouse. The government should be protecting our interests, but instead, they're in bed with big tech. It's all about control and profit.


Aye, I'm right there with ya, mate. As a small business owner, I've felt the sting of Google's ruthless grasp myself. They make it near impossible for the little guy to get a foot in the door unless you're ready to cough up a ridiculous amount of cash for ads. And even then, it's no guarantee you'll be seen.

Spend all your hard-earned dosh on ads, and you're still buried under the big players. Google's got no qualms about pushing us down, making it impossible to compete. They've got their fingers in all the pies, and they're squeezing us out, one algorithm change at a time.

And folks wonder why everyone only buys from Amazon. It's because there's no room left for competition. And it ain't just about the money, it's about control. They're censoring voices, deciding who gets to be heard. It's all about keeping the power in the hands of the few. Google's clamping down on us, and the government's turning a blind eye or worse, playing along. It's not just a threat to innovation; it's a threat to our livelihoods and democracy itself.

So, aye, I reckon you're spot on. We need to call out this nonsense and fight for a fairer playing field before AI makes it even more impossible!


Well, lemme tell ya, you're spot on with this one. As a Christian, I've felt the sting of big tech censorship more times than I can count. Every time I share a Bible verse or speak my truth, it seems like I'm walking on eggshells, just waiting for the hammer to come down. It's like these tech giants got it out for us, you know?

And you're right, with AI coming into the picture, it's only gonna get worse. These algorithms are getting smarter by the day, and they're gonna be able to sniff out anything that goes against their agenda even faster. Quoting the Bible? Forget about it. They'll flag it, hide it, or flat-out erase it before you can say "Amen."

Look at what's already happening: countless Christian voices getting shadow-banned or accounts getting mysteriously "reviewed" and suspended due to some set of obscure arbitrary rules that seem to change on a whim. These giants ain't just protecting their dominance; they're shaping society to be inline with their warped sinful worldview.

And let's not kid ourselves, this ain't just about economics or competition. This is a direct threat to our freedom to speak, to believe, to share our values. We gotta stay vigilant, speak up, and support regulations that ensure a level playing field, not one that's skewed to favor the powerful. Otherwise, our voices, our beliefs, and our very democracy is done for.