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<nettime> "Too bad your great ideas will never work."
Geert Lovink on Thu, 14 Sep 2017 05:54:15 +0200 (CEST)

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<nettime> "Too bad your great ideas will never work."

The Californian Ideology Gets Grumpy. Bay Area Doomsters Have Spoken.

"The three of us investigated several of these most promising efforts to “re-decentralize” the web, to better understand their potential to shake up the dominance of Facebook, Google, and Twitter. The projects we examined are pursuing deeply exciting new ideas. However, we doubt that decentralized systems alone will address the threats to free _expression_ caused by today’s mega-platforms, for several key reasons.”

(Thanks to Morgan Currie who’s on the scene and monitors the situation there closely)

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