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pr33ch on brothaOn Aug 25, 2015 12:00 PM, "Christian de Larrinaga" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:Where did this idea come from that you wait on some browser vendor toimplement something? A web browser is a particularly stupid piece of kitas it is only effectively a client.To control one's micro payments what you need is a peer connectionservice rather than a client to multiple server services as the webbrowser metaphor hoists on us.All these browser extensions are doing is instituting lockin via browservendors. Go out and multiply!my .000002 somethingsCFrancis Irving wrote:> The underlying tech is irrelevant - the hard bit is having a browser> standard for this.>> The thing stopping me making micropayments isn't if I have to pay 5% to> Visa or use a centralised server, it is that there is no interface for> doing micropayments.>> Anyone know how the W3C web payments process is getting on> http://www.w3.org/Payments/ ? Are browsers ever likely to adopt it?>> Francis>> On Tue, 25 Aug 2015, at 11:31 AM, Nicholas H.Tollervey wrote:>> On 25/08/15 11:25, Janislav Malahov wrote:>>> Agree! Fits to this>>> topic: https://medium.com/@MrAwesome/solving-america-s-top-fears-by-tipping-a-billion-websites-4a9744f1288b>>>>>> In short: revenue from ads should be replaced with voluntary micro-tips>>> via crypto-coins. Be a good example and start today!>>>>> This all reminds me of Ted Nelson's "Project Xanadu" that (allegedly)>> had such a content payment system built in. I believe Xanadu is over 50>> years old and still being worked upon by Ted and volunteers.>>>>> 2015-08-25 10:15 GMT+03:00 Bastien Guerry <email@example.com>>> <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>>:>>>>>> Hi all,>>>>>> I guess many of you have already been reading this,>>> and/or are familiar with all the issues mentioned in>>> this article, but I found it very clear, with great>>> links, a "must-share" with people who don't grok the>>> problem and history behind the centralized web:>>>>>> http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/08/advertising-is-the-internets-original-sin/376041/>>>>>> Enjoy!>>>>>>>>>> Email had 1 attachment:>> + signature.asc>> 1k (application/pgp-signature)--Christian de Larrinaga FBCS, CITP,-------------------------@ FirstHand--------------------------------------------------