dr at jones.dk
Wed Jun 8 18:37:16 UTC 2011
On 11-06-08 at 02:30pm, Les Orchard wrote:
> On 6/8/11 2:17 PM, Bdale Garbee wrote:
> > We want to provide a way for people to share with others narrowly
> > or broadly a set of thoughts and media objects hosted on
> > infrastructure they own themselves and thus have ultimate control
> > over, as an attractive alternative to such sharing via popular
> > existing services that provide little control.
> +1 - To me, this is a good base to build from and can have a really
> broad impact. Personally, I think the success of centralized services
> like Twitter and Facebook are failures for advocates of a free and
> open web, and something like this could help address that failure.
> > We want to provide a way for people to communicate with each other
> > privately, minimizing their dependence on service providers, and
> > hopefully providing some resiliency in the face of service
> > outages.
> Though important, this feels like a secondary goal to me. It can be
> made easier if we already have something to address the first goal.
> There are other projects already working on anonymized, encrypted,
> mesh-based networking - and I suspect something like a freedombox
> could ride on top of those rather than focus on a solution of its own.
I wholeheartedly agree!
* Jonas Smedegaard - idealist & Internet-arkitekt
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