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One part of culture we love is their distaste for power.

Perhaps a remnant of a past, the suspicion permeates the and admittedly in what could be seen as .

The big problem is the never uses to . She beats her chest and complains, but in most cases it simply isn't enough — the castigating only fuels notoriety and advertises the dominance, rather than regulates it.

In contrast look at

Re are not fans of everything are doing by a long shot, but the seem to identify the issues of and enforce rules with impactful fines, and block moves that would entrench the .

It should be noted that China's experimentation with a () may threaten this trajectory, but we digress.

What can we do to end the /#Amazon monopoly of .

Is awareness needed? Would targetted flyers work?

What about a postcard that you can give to someone? The front says "The biggest that noone is brave enough to talk about".

The back might say" Since 2009 Cloudflare and Amazon's growth in control of the internet infrastructure and basic keys to the internet including *many* popular websites, is making us vulnerable."

"Society depends on the internet.

"What are we setting ourselves up for when two corporations alone control encryption keys to large swathes of .

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"Sites include govt, banking, social platforms, many domains offered by ISPs, critical infrastructure, and more.

"Go here (QR Code) to see if your website could be affected.

"Address this postcard to your local representative (QR) to express your concern. They've allowed the internet to be monopolised. Why, and what will they do to stop it?

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"Sites include govt, banking, social platforms, many domains offered by ISPs, critical infrastructure, and more.

"Go here (QR Code) to see if your website is affected.

"Stopping DDOS attacks can be done in other ways (see https//switching.software for this and more).

"Address this postcard to your local representative (QR) to express your concern. They've allowed the internet to be monopolised by the likes of and . Why? What are they doing to stop it?

@dsfgs abolish bankers and make meaningful alternatives :cirno_shrug: most alternatives are jokes. a couple decent ones exist here and there, which are okay but still constrained by the general fascism of bankers (ex. the payment processor dictates terms, which are then pushed down to the user, so the same policies get enforced on the alternatives in the end.)
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