What is Solid?
Solid is a specification that lets people store their data securely in decentralized data stores called Pods. Pods are like secure personal web servers for your data.
- Any kind of information can be stored in a Solid Pod.
- You control access to the data in your Pod. You decide what data to share and with whom (be it individuals, organizations, and/or applications). Furthermore, you can revoke access at any time.
- To store and access data in your Pod, applications use standard, open, and interoperable data formats and protocols.
Why this community?
The general objective is to ensure that Solid is accepted and used by both end-users and service providers when going through and setting up services. To this end, we stimulate data sharing by Solid within Flanders and Belgium and ensure a solid and sustainable foundation.
We do this by focusing on:
- Ecosystems and collaboration-Knowledge building and knowledge sharing
- The implementation of concrete projects
- Incentivization leading to more cooperation and use of Solid
We want Flanders to be an example region in Europe by strongly positioning the Flemish industrial Solid ecosystem. We aspire to be the key research partner for Solid innovations.
SolidLab & athumi nodigen u graag uit voor een bijeenkomst van de Vlaamse Solid community op 28 februari 2024 in De Krook te Gent. Deze keer staat media in de ‘spotlight’ en bekijken we de mogelijkheden die Solid biedt om in te spelen op actuele uitdagingen in de mediasector.
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