You Don’t Actually Own Your Data and Devices

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by lotuseclat79, May 30, 2016.

  1. lotuseclat79

    lotuseclat79 Registered Member

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  2. Peter2150

    Peter2150 Global Moderator

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    That is a bit of hype. True we don't own the software, but I sure as heck own my on data.
     
  3. lotuseclat79

    lotuseclat79 Registered Member

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    Hi Peter,

    Here is another article on the same topic from another source: Apple v FBI: It’s About Control

    -- Tom
     
  4. mirimir

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    If I can't own it, I don't use it.
     
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    Thanks, good article. The only Iot I'll be considering will be running open source on a Pi or Arduino.

    I wouldn't be as pessimistic about the (current) dominance by the privacy disaster of the centralised server model, because we actually do have open exchange standards and APIs, schemas in some cases, and actors can be linked by directories. What's happened to date is the centralised client-server (mainframe), with browsers being the smart-dumb terminals. But there's nothing to stop people (who care about privacy and independence) from developing open interchange standards - think something like variants of EDI, transacted with XML or REST. My feeling is that such development will be done by special interest groups who understand that their interests are being shafted by the GAFT. Free being way too expensive.
     
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