Read_419 – Twitter Hack & The Need for a User-Owned Internet [Nic Carter]

“Trusted third parties are security holes” isn’t just a slogan; it’s a concept that millions of people will have intuitively grasped for the first time yesterday.” – Nic Carter

I’m sure you’ve heard about the insane social media takeover by a hacker looking to make a little Bitcoin by now. Nic Carter writes an op-ed on Coindesk breaking down his take on the event and how it calls attention to the huge problems of centralization on the web and social media, and what the possible solutions might look like. Will this finally push massive change in online security, or will it be quickly forgotten like the many hacks before it?

Original article as well as links to some other fascinating reads by Nic below:

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