Turner was something of a privacy advocate. In the 1841 census he rowed a boat into the Thames so he could not be counted as being present at any property
End to End Privacy requires providing users with encryption everywhere they don’t control. This is a promise a platform needs to uphold.
To replace a People’s Republic network with a Democratic Club network isn’t necessarily an improvement because it only prefences one centralised solution over another.
As our forebears strove for the aspiration to vote, the mortgaging of our data for access to services requires us to strive for the aspiration to privacy.
With digital services often serving as our memory, to remove content from personal drives is to airbrush our memory.
A point to remember when next your private moments are leveraged to improve a marketing algorithm. The unintended consequence of code is speech.
The issue is not can they keep my data safe from an unauthorised third party, but can they keep my data safe from their algorithms.
My quest for a publishing platform which was both elegant, unencumbered by endless plug-ins and left me alone with my text, brought me to write.as.
To be a part of a society which doesn’t take these choices means the most meaningful solution is to look at ambient as well as personal privacy.