Twitter / Bluesky
I don't know either. I mean the things these specifications try to solve I'm behind. But I'd rather wait until something rolls out of all these efforts that looks like it sound, broadly accepted, and finds widespread adoption.
Maybe @rhiaro could shine more light on the direction all this is going?
re: Twitter / Bluesky
The announcement came together with the news that The Elon wants money for "state actors" or organisations.
From 1 article
“Bluesky joined a field already occupied by several decentralized networking protocols, including ActivityPub, which powers the Mastodon platform. But its researchers have stressed that they’re trying to learn from and build on these efforts, not simply replicate them. ADX is a long-awaited step forward — and a chance to see if that promise holds up.”
re: Twitter / Bluesky
@sl007 @rhiaro @humanetech @nicol “we can sign content by the user's key” – I don’t like the sound of that at all. So they’re going to hold the private keys. (Of course.) I mean, this is likely going to be the worst possible right-libertarian and corporate implementation of such a thing given who’s behind it. Not sure why we even still give billionaires the benefit of the doubt. No billionaire or trillion-dollar corporation is your friend.
> Twitter's funding of Bluesky is not subject to any conditions except one: that Bluesky is to research and develop technologies that enable open and decentralized public conversation.
Which says nothing. May just be the angel funding of Jack, with what he had in his wallet at the time of the meeting. Intending to pounce later, once the big VC is on board.
Wow wow, you keep tagging me, ha ha. I am critical in all toots about this whole shebang. Think the others there just as much :D
@aral and even if they were 100% independent I wouldn't want them to adopt AP, just for the attention that would raise in the corporate world.
I said a bunch of times: "Fediverse is managing to get interesting.. for exploitation. Yet not getting stronger to withstand a corporate onslaught".
A few days ago I was asking for something very related: as we have personal or family domains in email, I'd like to have the same domain identity for the fediverse.
So what is a simple way to do that? Do we need a personal Mastodon (or any fedi service) small server based on our own domain?
If that is the case, which ones are light enough for a handful of users in a shared server?
This may be very useful to advance your vision... (along with groups in Mastodon).
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