I wished to say a venture known as Wildland. From the leaders of Qubes OS and The Golem Venture, we’re creating a set of open-source protocols and software program with the purpose of giving customers again management over their digital information. What this implies is that we’re creating a brand new layer the place your information is dealt with. We’re not a storage resolution, however a administration system that you need to use with the pliability to alter storage suppliers simply.
Wildland abstracts cloud storage, letting you may have encrypted storage containers which might be moveable between cloud suppliers. It additionally helps replication between totally different cloud suppliers for redundancy and native cache storage for rushing up operations with slower backends.
We’re additionally creating a Person Outlined Group, a brand new method DAO for our decentralized governance mannequin which makes use of our ERC-20 token, GLM.
and would like to have you ever be a part of to ask any questions you may have concerning the venture. Why are we creating this venture?
As we speak’s Web is closely consolidated round a number of Huge Tech service suppliers, every of them working their very own carefully managed “walled backyard” (i.e. information silo). Centralized, closed providers might be very handy and dependable however they arrive with heavy strings connected. On high of restricted customers’ company there are additionally well-known issues related to restricted customers’ privateness:
sharing of information with third events,
behavioral profiling and monetization,
moderation of information feeds.
What we hope to attain
Releasing customers from dependency on service suppliers by going from a service-oriented Web the place firms maintain the reins, to a data-centered Net the place the person is the sovereign. With Wildland we wish to:
give customers and builders specific management over their information and the way its dealt with, in order that they’ll management the place it’s saved, how it’s processed, and what instruments they’re utilizing to work together with it
make it straightforward for customers to modify storage suppliers, transfer or replicate information between totally different storage choices, and purchase further space for storing from an open and aggressive market
let customers manage their information in a fashion that helps their private knowledge-management wants and practices
permit unmediated publishing and sharing of information with out third get together supervision or interference
create a fertile ecosystem for privacy-conscious app-developers who’re prepared to place customers first
Empowering customers by way of the Person-Outlined Group
We’re creating Wildland round a user-first philosophy, subsequently we wish customers to have the deciding voice on how the platform ought to function and evolve.To meet this promise we’re creating a brand new mannequin of governance for Wildland, with the purpose of guaranteeing that the protocol’s heaviest customers can have the strongest affect on its future growth. We name this governance mannequin the Person-Outlined Group.
Any and all suggestions are welcome! And cease by our sub r/wildland if you would like to debate something across the venture.