@bob @msaunders Now "governance" of #openweb projects is a hot subject, and we have seen the traditional foundation model fail. You guys have had some time to look at the Fediverse native project we have been working on https://unite.openworlds.info/Open-Media-Network/openwebgovernancebody/wiki/Online-governance- what do you think, feedback is good to move this on.
I notice talk of micropayments and banks. In the context of the web, micropayments are all about creating barriers to access and reinforcing existing privileges. The people deemed worthy of income are always coincidentally the already wealthy minority.
Where you have micropayments you also have microloans, and the history of such is synonymous with exploitative schemes.
Banks too are points of centralisation, surveillance and social control. We should not be in the business of trying to entrench those structures into online systems any further than they already are.
Turning social media into a form of accountancy would be a disastrous outcome IMHO. I do not want a web of paywalls.
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@forte The idea is the same as DRM it's taking something that duse not exist - scarcity - and adding it to something that dose not need it the #openweb its a #deathcult dream that is not only stupid and pointless its accelerating humanity's push for misery and ecological catastrophe. If you push this shit you ARE a nasty person.
People can be very "stupid" when it comes to #DIY culture. It takes a wide rang of skills to make anything that is useful so as isolated (independent) individuals we can starve or ingest the #deathcult crap, in tech we do this without thinking. It's a problem.
"It takes a village to raise a child" this applies to all of life.
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If you are interested in the healthy of the #openweb and thus our social health, leading to ecological heath, leading to a heathy shared planet you need to stop eating the shiny/sweet #dotcons and play a role in promoting open communications. The https://unite.openworlds.info/Open-Media-Network/4opens/wiki are a good way for normal people to take this small step. Live and learn or keep swallowing the poison and die #XR it's a simple stark choice you face, and we all face this TODAY.
Changing the subject to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ad_hominem attacks, is in no way an ansear.
Words have meaning http://hamishcampbell.com a few posts on this subject.
Feeling insulted is not a view of truth, it's a feeling.
mass surveilliance and Gargrons collaboration as/with bootlickers
@paulfree14 However, whether or not Gargron is surveilling us seems like a very minor issue right now. Other instances than m.s. are available, as they say.
If I remember it rightly a lot of that was about trying to control "fake news". The problem was that they had done no research on the fediverse and it was the usual gravy train for certain middle class people from certain approved institutions. Every few years there is a new political issue and the gravy train rolls on to its next embarkation point. I bet the next one will be something like "monitoring social networks for people expressing symptoms of diseases".
What does it say that this management job at the Library of Congress requires Top Secret clearance?
At the #OMN we have been running a wide scale test of federated trust based moderation at https://visionon.tv/videos/trending it has worked remarkably well with zero issues with the limited tools set #peertube provides. So with the full tools set we build out with the #OMN it should scale to become an important part of the #openweb and help to mediate the #geekproblem for a good social outcome.
Q. You’re also drawing attention to the very hard idea of “diversity of tactics” - using different tools in different settings.
A. It’s a miracle when the two sides can hold this bridge in place, the effect of this miracle is more powerful outcome for both agenders BUT the longer this bridge is held in place the stronger the internal and outside forces push to demolish it - it falls, have never seen a bridge hold for the whole campaign.
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