Network effect let Facebook attract billions of users who joined to talk to people who were already there. Switching costs turned those users into hostages - blocking interoperability means users have to choose between friends and fleeing the platform.

eff.org/deeplinks/2021/08/face

Imagine an Internet of Snitches, each scanning whatever data they have access to for evidence of crime ⁉️ Invest in technology that gives you back the control and ownership you should have always had➡️ puri.sm/posts/internet-of-snit

Thank you, @amosbatto for believing in our mission 😎

"Purism is laying the foundation for future phones that are designed to avoid planned obsolescence and the monetization of users’ personal data, plus empower people so that they control the technology rather than letting the technology control them."

amosbbatto.wordpress.com/2021/

@Gargron do instances need certain settings enabled to be discoverable by the initial signup filters? Whenever I search for my private instance the spinning icon appears but it never finds an instance.

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