Privacy and Self-Hosting
April 24th, 2020
1 hr 11 mins 59 secs
About this Episode
Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman talk to Robert Douglass of Platform.sh about self-hosting collaboration tools, and other current privacy topics.
0:00:54: Introduction to a couple of tools
0:02:04: Doc's take on Zoom.
0:05:13: A lot of what we do online is not especially private.
0:06:33: Apple and Google and contact tracing.
0:09:00: Healthcare is a B2B insurance business.
0:11:15: Health information and advertising.
0:13:04: Convenience versus privacy.
0:13:26: SaaS products and convenience, Facebook, Apple. Concerns of the individual versus the concerns of the many.
0:15:46: The inevitable part where we go dark.
0:16:02: We're in the weirdest moment in modern civilization.
0:20:36: Radio, Internet, Television and Trump.
0:22:21: Bill Gates.
0:23:45: SaaS collaboration tools and privacy.
0:27:20: Who can you trust with your data, especially during a pandemic among questionable actors.
0:33:19: Cost differences.
0:38:31: ideology and dogmas way easier than real life, right?
0:39:23: Edward Snowden and Signal.
0:40:35: Signal vs. What's App.
0:41:20: Self-hosting and technical skill. Privacy trade-offs.
0:44:17: Apple watch.
0:46:58: Zoom and security scrutiny.
0:50:54: Facebook, privacy, and politics.
0:55:29: Facebook vs. Google.
0:56:36: Zoom scrutiny and appeal.
1:02:11: Conferences, air travel, climate change.
1:08:07: COVID innovation.
1:11:23: Stay home, be safe, deploy Mattermost and wash your hands.Support Reality 2.0