“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


Incidentally, portable identity is, IMHO, the one truly compelling thing about “web3.” The idea that your identity is this portable cryptographic token (“wallet”) you own and can plug into different services is interesting, but gets lost in all the finance BS.

@buzz We've had portable identities you own and can plug into different services since 1991. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pretty_G

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