In most situations it is not technology itself that is the problem, but rather how that technology is used. Motivations and objectives of the users matter far more than the medium. Consider the so-called “digitization” of books: we can say that it has the potential both for good and evil. On the one hand, its proponents can praise the fact that the digitization of old or rare books has made them available to more people than ever before. There is merit to this view.
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