“Adversarial Interoperability” helped Apple claw its way back from the brink and overcome a powerful monopoly that was strangling innovation. This is the playbook up-and-coming Twitter competitors should adopt. eff.org/deeplinks/2019/06/adve

This is exactly the kind of thing I have in mind when I say “interoperability.” Make it easy for people to port their accounts around, remove the lock-in factor. mastodon.social/@mcc/101190410


IMHO, centralized services usually win out over distributed ones because of what I call “the email configuration problem.” If setting up Twitter felt like configuring a POP inbox, a lot fewer people would use it.

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