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    A thoughtful little essay! As it opens by discussing an essay that proposes removing the URL bar from browsers, I’d like to share this from the ever-thoughtful Dorian Taylor:

    it’s pretty well-established that certain vested interests want to kill the url, which is actually an insanely powerful and individually-empowering invention

    no urls == you need an intermediary to locate shit.

    —source: https://nitter.nl/doriantaylor/status/1521850904722522114#m (Imagine if Twitter toots didn’t have URLs, only a share button..)

    To be clear: Noncombatant themself comes down for URLs, not against them. Wouldn’t want to accidentally imply the opposite.

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      it’s pretty well-established that certain vested interests want to kill the url, which is actually an insanely powerful and individually-empowering invention

      no urls == you need an intermediary to locate shit.

      This right here is a compelling case for wrenching Chromium and Android out of the hands of Google. And finding a funding stream for Mozilla that doesn’t tie them to the world’s biggest surveillance companies.