scaling up communication channels without scaling up empathy & human decency = our current state
might fuck around and try to channel grandma energy for a bit
and by wholesale denial I mean denial by elite and platform owners
if we had tools for nebulous community idenification and then affordances to follow or block i think it would self manage
little denials of network access here and there prevent wholesale denial of network access
pretty convinced this is the way forward
you don't get to keep playing in the most visible sandbox if you piss people off and say droll/dumb/nasty stuff with negative value
coldblooded blocking poa
both amazing and terrifying in that it's so easy to deny network access
this is good actually
"Epik [a domain service provider] Addresses Calls to Deplatform Dozens of Online Communities"
The main threat of lock-in isn't price increases, it's business termination.
Obscured / redundant infrastructure providers as a first defense against attacks on network disconnects.
I wonder if this will go all the way to ISP network-level attacks on right-affiliated data centers.
Speech probably should be guaranteed at the protocol level.
big tech are either neutral publishing platforms that are insulated from the legal consequences of the speech of its users or they are 'editorializers' that bear the responsibility for what is said by users and users don't really own their own words. Can't have both.
a Schelling point for those who seek one