# Liked: Decentralize It! – Track Changes...

"Small, thoughtfully curated news sources will be made more powerful by having access to the user data currently locked inside mega-platforms, but right now, federated clients that interoperate between different platforms are borderline illegal"

The silos have their data firmly locked down under Ts & Cs that it is almost tantamount to breaking the law to try and extract any.

This is no good for anyone except the silos and their bottom lines.