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The Cambridge Analytica scandal will hopefully be remembered as a turning point in the fight for privacy. At the core of the quest for privacy in our data-driven world is a quest for the control over our data. A central data controller like facebook is the owner of your personal data. But other models of data storage are emerging, where data is stored in decentralized systems without a central point that can control access and use. The obvious alternative is save data not in central data storage, but in decentralized data pods, such as inrupt.