Skip to navigationSkip to content

The Internet Refreshed

Illustration by Thomas Hedger
The inception of the internet brought the promise of a free and open exchange of ideas and information. Now, we find a landscape dominated by a few mega-companies built on the backs of our personal data; a murky definition of privacy that varies across global borders; and a design that is limited and limiting. In this series, we seek to answer the question: What would the internet look like if we knew then what we know now?

Enrich your perspective. Embolden your work. Become a Quartz member.

Your membership supports a team of global Quartz journalists reporting on the forces shaping our world. We make sense of accelerating change and help you get ahead of it with business news for the next era, not just the next hour. Subscribe to Quartz today.