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Grant Potter

Grant Potter

https://wiby.me/ building a web of pages as it was in the earlier days of the internet.

Grant Potter

"It seems that for the most part, the internet in rural America kinda sucks." https://irlpodcast.org/episode6/ cc: @bryanalexander

Grant Potter

https://www.eff.org/document/internet-engineers-commentsfcc-nn "Saying that ISPs provide an information service to their customers because they offer caching and webmail in addition to Internet connectivity is like saying that airlines are in the business of providing an entertainment service because they offer in-flight movies in addition to transportation."

Grant Potter

https://staltz.com/the-web-began-dying-in-2014-heres-how.html "It looks like nothing changed since 2014, but GOOG and FB now have direct influence over 70%+ of internet traffic."

Grant Potter

https://er.educause.edu/articles/2017/10/higher-education-digital-divides-and-a-balkanized-internet "Rural towns become relatively poorer & less well connected .." more things like http://www.lcdc.ca/about.html needed

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http://blog.vickiboykis.com/2016/11/20/fix-the-internet/ @vboykis .. "The best way you can defy crap content on their own is to write your own blog on your own platform."

Grant Potter

https://medium.com/@ruthcoustickdeal/trickle-down-ethics-why-innovation-wont-save-us-236abcc05779 HT: @sleslie "So let’s make arguments that are based in the principles of human rights, and be experts at standing up for people, and not jumping to business-language first when we’re trying to save the Internet."

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https://www.eff.org/free-speech-weak-link/#home "each link in the chain represents intermediaries that directly facilitate or indirectly support speech on the Internet"

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Defending​ ​Internet​ ​Freedom​ ​through​ ​Decentralization: Back​ ​to​ ​the​ ​Future? (PDF) http://dci.mit.edu/assets/papers/decentralized_web.pdf via @civicMIT