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[liberationtech] Can we solve global surveillance issue with technology at all?

Scott Elcomb psema4 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 9 11:57:39 PST 2013


On Sat, Nov 9, 2013 at 1:39 PM, M. Fioretti <mfioretti at nexaima.net> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 09, 2013 18:20:33 PM +0000, adrelanos wrote:
>> My hypothesis is: If there was a perfectly usable and perfectly safe
>> alternative to Facebook, the majority would still continue to use
>> Facebook
>
> maybe, but that would matter only if those who do NOT want to stay on
> Facebook had NO other way than keeping facebook.com open all the time
> to know what their "facebook-only" friends or relatives are doing.
>
> But it is possible to read Facebook notifications from *outside*
> Facebook. So you can do all your email, blogging, whatever
> etc... outside Facebook, and still know when Uncle Fred posts a
> picture of your last family barbecue.  In other words, there is no
> need for the migration/liberation from Facebook to be a 100%
> instantaneous switch-off.

A stated goal of the unhosted community is to allow (and encourage)
individuals to escape #CorporateGrip on our data.

More info at <https://unhosted.org/adventures/1/Personal-servers-and-unhosted-web-apps.html>
and <https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/unhosted>.

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  Scott Elcomb         @psema4
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