I'm a late adopter on IndieWeb readers, I freely confess. Maybe I should make the effort now. Well, not now, because I'll be out of circulation for a bit, but soon.
The large tech companies point to our willing use of their services as proof that people don’t really care about their privacy. But this is like arguing that inmates are happy to be in jail because they use the prison library.
Clever! Maybe not entirely true, but clever.
Telling people that they own their data, and should decide what to do with it, is just another way of disempowering them.
@heyheymaimai It is strange how one just feels that a gap should be a nudge longer or a nudge shorter, but one does. More to the point, do you have to look away from the screen to know? I do.
The very few occasions on which someone’s interesting reply leads me to an interesting original are far outnumbered by banal replies that clutter my timeline. Grumpy? Sure. But I wish I could control that.
@_MatthewDillon This latest was prompted by the recent piece on gluten free from Bob Quinn ... and there's a certain irony in trademarking your grain name while not being content to simply copyright what you write rather than hand it over.