Well... This is bizarre. I'm sure they want to reinvent the wheel to be the "first" to create a decentralised network.
Tending to your #privacy is like making sure you have your #vaccination. Even if you have no particular personal risk, there are vulnerable people around you: Whistle blowers, human rights activists, investigative reporters, the wrongfully pursued. If everyone sells their privacy except a few, those few stand out and are cornered quickly. But if it is a societal norm to protect your privacy, these heroines and heroes of our time are protected as well.
Sometimes I feel like I produce nothing at work, even though I work constantly. I worry that a business oriented “higher-up” will come to me, asking for stats and ticket numbers of things I’ve accomplished, and all I will have is, “well I have this legacy broken code that I’ve been trying to fix but it’s so broken that I will have to replace it, but that’s also going to take a while so...”.
“The technology behind the internet is not incompatible with our rights, but the business model Facebook and Google have chosen is.”
Yep, that’s Amnesty International saying that.
The future internet regulation - Aral Balkan at the European Parliament https://video.lqdn.fr/videos/watch/70f2128c-8c06-4cc4-8a5a-bf77e765c8fd
You can now watch my talk on the future of Internet regulation at the European Parliament yesterday on Peertube (@joinpeertube) thanks to @vincib
And here are my slides (which were on the screens but aren’t visible in the video):
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