In an age when digital platforms are dubiously positioned as the arbitrators of free speech and the enablers of spreading hate, technology leaders have a responsibility and burden to hold accountable those who would do others harm.
We are living in troubled times.
The hatred and violence erupting in our streets put us all in peril. Those who would stand against this violence and hatred cannot do so alone. There is little one man can do without the support of another. An architect needs a carpenter. A pilot needs a co-pilot.
A country needs a leader that will stand unequivocally against hate. The world needs the heads of technology companies whose platforms have become the ephemeral stages to spread hateful ideologies to stand against the proliferation of messages that engender violence.
Many tech leaders are standing together united by that very message. Sadly, they've had to step away from a president who has been unclear about his stance.
Full story from the WindowsCentral blog...