The curse of the internet is real, according to internet pioneers.
On Sunday, they released a statement, calling for a boycott of the social media platforms and a ban on the use of the term “internet” in its place.
“The internet is a curse.
It is killing us, destroying us, and it has no place in the 21st century,” the statement read.”
We must fight back against this curse by using technology to make our lives easier, not by destroying it.”
A study by the Pew Research Centre found that 81 percent of the population believe the internet “harms people’s lives and personal freedoms”.
The internet is the world’s largest digital platform for sharing and exchanging ideas and information.
Its users make up a third of the world population.
The online community of Reddit has more than 2.5 million subscribers, according the company’s data.
The site, which was founded in 2009, has grown into a popular forum for sharing memes and other Internet content.
Its owners, Redditors, have long been critical of the US and other governments’ crackdowns on online speech and dissent.
They also say the government is interfering in the internet’s development.
The US Justice Department has accused Redditors of inciting violence against the police.
A report by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), which advocates for freedom of expression online, found that in 2016, the FBI and other agencies collected and stored nearly a billion records of users’ online activity.
“These kinds of mass surveillance tools are not just bad policy.
They are bad for the people who use the internet and bad for our democracy,” EFF’s technology policy director Chris Soghoian said.
The EFF also released a report in January claiming that the NSA is collecting the metadata of nearly all the internet traffic in the US.
The White House has not commented on the new report.
Last year, Facebook became the first major social media company to issue a formal apology to users over the company receiving widespread criticism for what it called “slanderous content” and “harassment”.
The company had been targeted for years by US President Donald Trump and his supporters for what they saw as a “siege mentality” aimed at silencing critics of his administration.
In January, Facebook apologized for “misleading and offensive” content that it said had been published by users in the days following the inauguration.
It also said it would begin a public dialogue with users, including by offering to share user data with law enforcement agencies, “to ensure that our community’s safety and security are not compromised”.
“The Facebook community has a long history of standing up for the values that define us as a free, open and democratic society,” the company said in a statement at the time.
“While the government’s actions in this case have focused on suppressing free speech, we believe that Facebook’s apology is a step in the right direction.”