Technology

25 February 2021

The Decentralists – Hot Topix: Clash of the Titans

Apple and Facebook are about to go to war—legally speaking. Why? Privacy. 

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Technology

9 February 2021

Facebook vs. Apple: Battle of the Titans

Facebook and Apple are at war. Why? Well, people will say it’s about ‘user privacy’ but let’s be honest, the real answer is money, or rather, how each company makes it.…

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News

28 January 2021

The Decentralists – Hot Topix: Free Speech is not Free

While moderating social media is necessary, what’s to stop Big Tech monopolies from getting trigger-happy when it comes to banning apps? Will free speech cease to exist?

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Social

19 January 2021

A Parler Trick: How to Make a Social Network Disappear

It was a disappearing act that would make Houdini proud. One moment Parler was here and then, Poof, it was gone. So how did the social network with 12 million…

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Technology

27 August 2020

The Decentralists – Hot Topix: Store Wars

On this episode of The Decentralists, we are talking about a literal Epic—as in, Epic Games’ antitrust battle against Apple and Google.

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Identity

25 June 2020

Are contact tracing apps a time bomb for civil liberties violations?

You didn’t install it. Apple and Google did it for you. According to the BBC, COVID-19 contact tracing is now baked into iOS and Android operating systems. This new functionality alerts…

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Technology

18 April 2020

Apple and Google weaponize their App stores and Fortnite says goodnight

On August 13th Apple kicked the uber-popular, Fortnite gaming App off the Apple App Store for violating store guidelines. Epic Games (the company behind Fortnite) immediately responded with a lawsuit alleging anti-competitive…

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