"It is not that I have something to hide... I've got nothing I want You to see" — Anon by Andrew Niccol
« freedom of speech merely means that you have the freedom to exercise your speech, somewhere. It does not mean that everyone has to listen to you » — @cwebber
« so the receiving server can decide whom to send the message to. Unfortunately this decision breaks the actor model and also our suggested solution to authorization; see MultiBox for a suggestion on how we can solve this » — @cwebber
I've finished writing part 1 of "OcapPub: Towards networks of consent", which is to say the "Conceptual Overview" section https://gitlab.com/spritely/ocappub/blob/master/README.org
There's a lot there already, and we haven't even gotten to Part 2, the "How to Build It" section yet. I'll begin work on that tomorrow.
What's here already is more or less an explanation of *why* OcapPub is taking the particular direction it is taking, and why other approaches run into serious problems.
The future will be low-tech according to an increasing number of studies (would need to link to the best articles here).
And you may have come across https://brutalistwebsites.com/ already.
So if you want to read more on the corresponding ethos, my best recommendation would be the "Brutalist Web Design Guidelines" written by @davetron5000: https://brutalist-web.design/ !
To help some of the newcomers make connections: name 5-7 things that interest as tags so they are searchable. Then boost this post or repeat its instructions so others know to do the same. Add #introductions to the post.
@switchingsocial there is @mastodon.social!
Data portability is important, but it is no substitute for the ability to have ongoing access to a service that you're in the process of migrating away from. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/06/adversarial-interoperability-reviving-elegant-weapon-more-civilized-age-slay
“adversarial interoperability could allow new market entrants to arrogate those network effects to themselves, by allowing their users to remain in contact with Facebook friends even after they've left Facebook” — @eff
@writefreely you might actually be able to answer about the defaults? Cheers.
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