Good morning, snowy Brussels! Despite the dangers fosstodon.org/@fosdem/10152177 #FOSDEM starts. Let's now go the "ethics and blockchain" session.

Mitchell Baker speaking without slides (it seems there is a technical glitch). #FOSDEM

Show thread

Now, Deb Nicholson on "Blockchain: The Ethical Considerations" (first slide: a man working on a giant strawberry)

(I'm disappointed: this big room - Janson - is not full.)

#FOSDEM

Show thread

Very good talk of Tom Hacohen about the pleasures of developing a really serious privacy-oriented application. #FOSDEM

Show thread

* everything is done on the client : changing the protocol requires to upgrade all clients
* data is encrypted client-side, the developer never sees the data, so cannot debug data-related issues.
#privacy #endToEndEncryption #FOSDEM

Show thread

Now, a guy with a french accent on stage. "#GDPR and the right to data portability" #FOSDEM

Show thread

RFC 171 on screen (about transfer of datas between centralized silos). #RFC #FOSDEM

Show thread

Now, Veronika Nad on #journalism, and how it could benefit from free software. #FOSDEM

(The room is not full, which is very rare for the Decentralized Internet and Privacy devroom.)

Show thread

@bortzmeyer Ah bah ils seront pas restés trop longtemps les slides

Follow

@AugierLe42e Mais pour combien de présentations ? =/

@bortzmeyer

Sign in to participate in the conversation
mstdn

The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!