What if there was a technology which enabled orgs to host their content on the Internet, which didn’t require people to go through a third party platform to access them?

Something available on a world wide basis, perhaps.

They could offer a really simply syndication system too.

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@neil (To anyone wondering what this is about: because of a new, about-to-be-passed Australian law, Facebook no longer provides news there, while Google is going to pay for the right. This problem could be avoided if, instead of centralizing their consumption through FB and Google, people fetched news directly from publishers via RSS or Atom protocols.)

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@minoru @neil the problem could be also avoided if the Australian government stopped passing stupid laws and trying to milk every last penny :comfyshrug:
@newt @minoru @neil the weird world when your industry degenerates to where you straight up expect people to only read a headline and then get mad when your uncopyrightable 7 world slug is copied by another website :blobcatgoogly:
@newt @minoru @neil although as i understnd its not so much facebook doesn't provide news, as everyone is banned from citing australian news sites.

@minoru @neil riding this post to link a RSS reader(the best information fetching, organizing and reading system currently)

Flym (Light and modern feed reader) - f-droid.org/packages/net.frju.

en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSS

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