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Friday, June 2 • 14:00 - 14:40
Protecting Privacy with Federated and Self Hosted Clouds - Frank Karlitschek, Nextcloud

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The privacy and the personal data on the internet are under attack by hackers and international espionage programs. If we want to use the internet as a free and democratic medium again then we have to fix the internet to provide the security and privacy that people deserve.

The internet and the world wide web were originally designed as distributed and federated networks. In the last few years we've seen a trend to more centralized services. This makes censoring of content, surveillance, hacking and espionage very easy. The internet community has got to go back to a more federated approach -- back to the internet's original intent.

This talk will cover the current problems with surveillance and espionage and strategies on how to fix this problem. It will also discuss the current and upcoming federation features of Nextcloud and how to become part of the community.

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Frank Karlitschek

Founder, Nextcloud
Frank Karlitschek started the ownCloud project in 2010 to return control over the storing and sharing of information to consumers. In 2016 he initiated the Nextcloud project to bring this idea to the next level. He has been involved with a variety of Free Software projects including... Read More →

Friday June 2, 2017 14:00 - 14:40 JST
Hall B-1