News

19 October 2021

Flat on its Facebook

The real cause of Facebook’s outage problems is centralization –  also known as The Cloud.

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Decentralization

20 May 2021

The Decentralists – Decentralization Education Episode 1: What is Decentralization?

Not everybody has deep technical knowledge on this topic, so we figured, “Why not explain it? It makes life easier when you don’t have to research it on your own.”

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Decentralization

18 May 2021

Decentralists Unite!

I have never understood how anything could be ‘one size fits all’. In a world where everyone is genetically, culturally, and personally unique—how could any one item or service truly…

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Technology

2 March 2021

Metadata: Why You Should Care About It

This article is written by guest blogger Geoff Glave, a Decentralist at Manyone. Several messaging apps claim that their communications are encrypted “end-to-end”—meaning no one can read your messages. So when…

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Identity

23 February 2021

Online Identity: Then, Now, The Future

Identity: the distinguishing character or personality of an individual  Although I can barely remember what it’s like to socialize in person, I do recall how wonderful it was to connect with…

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Social

26 January 2021

The WhatsApp Dilemma

On January 6, Facebook (which owns WhatsApp) issued users of WhatsApp an ultimatum—if they wished to continue using the messaging service, they would have to agree to share their personal information…

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Social

6 October 2020

Reclaim Your Power: Decentralize the Social Networks

Douglas Rushkoff is an author, documentarian, and media theorist. He has written over twenty books on human autonomy in the digital age. In the article, “Why I am Leaving Facebook,”…

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