Powers that be - money concentration vs. democracy

-> written in reply to Bogus Copyright Claim Silences Yet Another Larry Lessig YouTube Presentation on techdirt.

This shows painfully how the powers are currently distributed.

<5% of the people have >90% of the resources, so they have more influence on the media which then influences which people are elected into positions of power, and then these elected pass laws which shift more power towards the <5%.

So the simple root of the problem is that money gets concentrated on a few people, and any self-respecting (intelligent) democracy would have to make sure that money can't accmulate too much like that.1

But guess who doesn't want laws which avoid overboarding money concentration…


  1. You can find a deeper discussion of the problems money concentration causes for democracy in a German article on this site

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