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Arthur Fontaine
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Internet Privacy: A Free Market Solution
One of the thorniest current issues is the way companies are abusing personal privacy on the internet. There’s an arms race underway to turn our personal data into profit , and much of the current internet investment and innovation seems to be in this space...

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The Cloudspace Solution: An Internet White Paper
I've written a White Paper describing my proposal to fix the Internet.  In this version I introduce the term "cloudspace" to describe the personal data stores we need so we can stop giving our data away on the Internet. Here's the link to the file on my Goo...

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Posting on Medium now
I've started to post on Medium and will update this blog when I post something new there. The freshest thing is titled There's a Hole in the Internet , and was posted on March 16, 2016.  The cloudspace solution: Let's fix the Internet was posted on November...

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The Cloudspace Network: An Internet White Paper
I've written a White Paper describing my proposal to fix the Internet.  In this version I introduce the term "cloudspace" to describe the personal data stores we need so we can stop giving our data away on the Internet. Here's the link (PDF, 10 pages): http...

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Flip the data model
I've written before about how we can permanently fix the Internet .  In prior posts I kind of jumped right to implementation and adoption, but never really focused on the basic principle that makes it work.  To fix the Internet, all we actually need to do i...

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A simple proposal to fix the internet
I've developed a really simple theory about how the internet became so messed up, and how to fix it.  The root of every problem is the same: identity -- or specifically, the awful way it's been implemented to date.  The precise problem is the humble login/p...

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Fix identity and you fix the internet
About a year ago I had an insight into what’s really causing all of the pain that we’re facing on the internet these days.  The real problem is identity.  The login/password paradigm has subtly warped everything about the internet’s evolution, because for a...

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General Systems Theory
Introduction General Systems Theory (GST) has been called " the skeleton of science ." That's pretty apt, because GST illuminates the scaffolding upon which the universe is built.  In its simplest formulation, GST states that everything is a system. Once ...

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