[Freedombox-discuss] Freedombox Interface Design And Development

Luka Marčetić paxcoder at gmail.com
Fri Apr 25 19:34:33 UTC 2014

On 24/04/14 12:23, Lockwood Michael wrote:
> I'm really interested in the move towards Decentralization of Personal 
> Data and Freedombox as a research area, more specifically looking at 
> the interface and how its developed for mass participation.
> I'm currently in the first stages of my PhD and could do with a little 
> help.
> Could anyone point me towards, Papers, People, Prototypes or any 
> information related to this area?

I'm not sure you'll find what you're looking for here.
I too once thought one of the main features -- nay, *the* main feature 
of FB is that it offered decentralization.
However, when I argued this (at the time, I think stated as one of the 
goals, but since removed) back in 2010, Jonas Smedegaard et al were 
Since then (and because of that), I've lost track of the project, unsure 
what the project even is about, except a Debian-based personal server 
with a catchy name.
I thought it would be much more than that.
It seems federalization is as far as this project goes, except perhaps 
for considerations of distributed naming/addressability, so in case the 
people who advocated or worked on that are still here, you may want to 
ask them.
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