Ruben Verborgh, Ghent University – imec
FITC Amsterdam, 25 February 2020
Ghent University – imec
We don’t have a privacy problem,
we have an innovation problem.
With Solid, we aim to
redefine the relationship
between people, their data,
and the apps they use.
Anyone can say anything about anything.
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Facebook works better with the native app.
The Facebook founder has no intention of
allowing anyone to build anything on his platform
that does not have his express approval.
Having profited mightily from the Web’s openness,John Naughton, The Guardian
he has kicked away the ladder that elevated him
to his current eminence.
Solid is about choice.
The Solid ecosystem enables people
to pick the apps they need,
storing their data wherever they want.
People control their data,
and share it
with the apps and people they choose.
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