The treasure behind the castle walls

Pile up enough treasure behind the castle walls and you’ll eventually attract someone who can climb them.

This is a nice quote about security threats caused by concentrating our personal data in a few centralised services, from a great talk Maciej Ceglowski, founder of Pinboard (the “social bookmarking site for introverts” I chose a while ago), gave at re:publica in 2017.

Read the full transcript of the “Notes from an Emergency” talk or see the video:

Find out more at: The Trump administration and the political movement it represents pose a unique challenge to the tech industry, which is mostly based in the United States and controls enormous amounts of sensitive data on entire populations. Maciej Ceglowski Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Germany (CC BY-SA 3.0 DE)

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