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Big Tech can’t stay neutral on abortion

Peter Griffin
Thu, 30 Jun 2022

Big Tech can’t stay neutral on abortion
Abortion rights activists, dressed in an outfits from The Handmaid's Tale, lead protestors during a march in Denver in the US this week. (Image: Getty)
Peter Griffin
Thu, 30 Jun 2022
In Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel, The Handmaid’s Tale, the state of Gilead is portrayed as almost Luddite-like in its approach to technology.But, as with any good authoritarian regime, the rulers of the former United States of America maintain their own high-tech tools to stay in control, from the “Computalk” that sits on each commander’s desk to the “Identipass” handmaids need to pass through security checkpoints.The novel has been referenced all over the internet following last week’s decisi...

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