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Grant Potter

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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Grant Potter

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"

Grant Potter

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

Grant Potter

"We had this small opening of a decentralized internet but we lost it by being naive." https://thenextweb.com/eu/2017/06/09/pirate-bay-founder-weve-lost-the-internet-its-all-about-damage-control-now/#.tnw_YWoLzu2u

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https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/jun/06/internet-of-things-smart-home-smart-city "But the main problem with the virtual assistant is that it fosters an approach to the world that is literally thoughtless, leaving users disinclined to sit out any prolonged frustration of desire, and ever less critical about the processes that result in gratification."

Grant Potter

Hearing about the vampire blues of internet security at this afternoon https://g.co/kgs/hiWtuu

Grant Potter

"...or maybe we can just help folks just see the web for what it is." http://kinlane.com/2017/05/02/many-perspectives-on-internet-domains/ via @kinlane

Grant Potter

"The Internet can be owned and governed differently. The experiments now already underway show that a global ecosystem of cooperatives and unions, in collaboration with movements such as Free and Open Source Software, can stand against the concentration of wealth and the insecurity of workers that yields Silicon Valley’s winner-takes-all economy." https://platform.coop/about