Techdirt Podcast Episode 83: 'Disruption' Is Not An Excuse For Lying

from the the-bad-side-of-a-good-thing dept

Silicon Valley has produced lots of disruptive technologies — ways to solve problems by upending entrenched industries and, often enough, routing around protectionist regulations. But not all regulations are meaningless, not all industries are easy to disrupt, and sometimes “fake it until you make it” becomes plain old lying. This week, we discuss what happens when “disruption” goes wrong.

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