Great privacy software exists. But what the world needs next is privacy infrastructure on which to deploy that software.
To make your own infrastructure, just install the free #FreedomBox private server system on a single-board computer.
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Linux and “open source” in a nutshell, from the horse’s mouth:
“There is a genuine reason to worry. My desktop is free but my data and applications (which run in the cloud) aww not … what do you care about more – just that the code is open or also about the business practices as well?”
Linus Torvalds: “Personally, I only care about the code. When I say maybe there are people who worry about walled gardens and cloud provides who take ownership of your data, I am not one of those people.”
"The rules of sharing have paid out very nicely. We have come to a place where we can almost all agree about them. That consensus is enormous...We have won as to how to make software, but we have not won the saving of human liberty from the technology of digital computation..."
READ FULL TRANSCRIPT: http://softwarefreedom.org/events/2018/annual-conference/transcripts/new_consensus.html
“I’m against surveillance capitalism but Google’s service is listed first on my app because it is so popular” is the “I’m against the tobacco industry but I offer anyone coming into my home a cigarette because smoking’s so popular” of tech.
If you offer people easy access to cigarettes without so much as a warning about the risks, you might want to reconsider whether you really are against Big Tobacco or whether you’re doing their bidding.
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