Visions of a Freeman -
March of 2013
Fair use of the Internet market (The 3 tier web page).
There is a huge problem in the internet at this date.
There is no fair use of the Internet market.
Let me start by showing this:
As you can see Facebook, apart from having free publicity nationwide and in the world for which they do not pay, they do not even pay taxes in what can only be considered the worlds greatest monopoly abuse in the world, other than Google's.
With the free publicity and the tax exceptions which are allowed by the World Commerce Organization they have a lot of spare money to make the most profit from their Academic obliterating and Innovation drowning monopolistic scheme.
They do not pay taxes, they do not pay for publicity and now they create small cities with those advantages to make it a lot harder to compete with them thus creating the world's biggest and unfair monopoly.
Meaning that only employees of Facebook have the right to work and that all others including those that graduate later do not have the right to work because the unfair Facebook scheme does not allow for any competition in a normal way since any competition in the whole world would have to pay taxes and would have to pay for publicity.
This is terrible news to all University professionals that have graduated and a big problem for all University student that studies Computer Engineer, specially for those in developing countries but it affects us all.
Under that scheme there is no chance at all that social networks can compete in developing countries, not only can they not compete, they can not even exist because Facebook uses the money it gains in it's monopoly to enforce the copyright of technological essentials that are needed to create even the most basic forms of social networks.
This means that for example all the Computer Engineers in all the countries of South America and Africa are doomed to failure by a competitor that does not play in a legal way, does not pay taxes, does not pay for publicity and simply put: Does not play fair.
It stifles social networking innovation anyway you can think about it simply by holding the biggest monopoly in the world.
At least the Apple Corporation has many competitors, like Samsung and others but in this case Facebook does not have any competitor due to it's unfair practices that vastly hurt the innovative talents of the entire world.
This is not the only case. Google is also a vast monopoly that benefits unfairly from free publicity for just about anything they can think of, making it almost impossible to compete with them.
If there is such thing as a crippling monopoly, that would be Facebook.
Facebook is a great danger for all the students of Computer Engineering in the entire world and greatly destroys any fair competitor that gets in it's way. This is a serious issue that should be considered by all computer engineers in the world, which are now not just the 2,000 that work for Facebook, we are talking about more than a MILLION that also have the right to work in the entire world.
How to make innovation fair.
I propose a change to the Internet Exploring software with new tags (codes) where the Internet Navigating software can put the publicity or function button of the internet marketing company that the user decides. Not like it is now where users are FORCED to show Google and Facebook in pages.
I propose that the same Internet Navigator has the option to turn off the marketing material it does not want to see, even Google and Facebook buttons and publicity and even replace that space with the content the user wants to see.
It could be a tag such as:
<TAG LIKE BUTTON HRef=Http://SomeAPPNetwork>
Or in the case of publicity:
<TAG PUBLICITY Type='1' HRef=Http://SomeAPPNetwork>
That's just a small example it has to be perfected.
The idea is that the code in place in the page can show the marketing provider the user wishes to see at the web page and not be forced to use only one provider that has the monopoly of the Internet marketing.
That means that even in poor countries like Nigeria in Africa the users can configure their explorer to show the Nigerian marketing provider, thus helping their own country progress in the technological sector. Same thing applies to countries like India that have a great passion for computers yet it is good for any country in the world since the users can pick freely what marketing provider they want. This is also very good for countries that have unusual languages and it is possible for example to see a lot of marketing publicity just as we see today of Facebook and Google but in some Indigenous South American Language or some Malaysian language.
It makes it fair for everyone, it opens up possibilities for the entire world, thus helping all of humanity prosper in the computer engineering area thus helping to fight corruption and have a better, more educated world.
They started seeing into the monopoly of web browsers and gave some sanctions, it is now time we start to think about custom marketing space to make it fair for everyone and let the user decide which marketing company they want. It's as easy as putting special tags that the Internet navigators can interpret.
All TRIBalance systems should make the software in such a way that the user can pick his marketing provider when it is not an Academic System, if it is then it only shows Academic Providers since it is an Academic system. The difference is that one is only for Universities and the other is for the general public.
It is not hard to code tags into an open source Internet Navigator so that the user can pick which marketing provider he wants. In normal Internet Navigators the tags are simply not shown so the worse that can happen is that nothing is shown. Let the user decide which Internet Marketing provider it wants.
There is nothing illegal in doing so or in coding the navigators to do that. All that is needed is Marketing providers that would be willing to do it and in this case the Academies would be willing to do it and even their own Internet Navigating software.
Some Internet Navigators have their source code open, such as for example the Mozilla FireFox explorer. It can be possible to contact that community and with Academic support work with them to provide tags where the user has the power to decide which Marketing provider it wants. That would be great news not only for computer programmers but for marketing providers in the entire world!
For example the biggest publicity companies from a whole lot of countries would say:
Hey yes I like that idea! Let the user pick his marketing provider and lets compete fairly! Yay!
You can almost see the great big smile in their faces, it has nothing to do with capitalism it's just great for business anyway. *smile*
LET THE USER DECIDE.
Power to the user.
It's not hard, at all, to implement a special tag in the explorers to show custom marketing providers, in fact I can so so myself with the tools I have!
How would I do it?
I use proprietary technology but as you know TRIBalance can use both types of technology, both proprietary and open source since it is an integrity system. It covers all the cosmos of computing.
I use Microsoft Technology, so I know how to do it in Microsoft technology and I can write about that. You can do it some other way with some other tools if you like, I let you decide but let me just explain how I would do it with what I know, only as an example.
Microsoft developer tools have a component called a Web Browser Control. That control can be instructed to download a page, it's source code even if it is not seen by the user, it can do son invisibly. Then you can take that code when the control indicates it has finished downloading the page and read the tags with a parser algorithm. You can then simply replace the tags, using your code with the html code that corresponds with the marketing solution that the user picked.
<TAG PUBLICITY Type='1' HRef=Http://SomeAPPNetwork>
For example would be replaced by the content of a web page that the provider put at a special location, could be a banner, or a button to remember the page or a banner solution. I can even be a framed web page that is called an IFrame.
After you have downloaded the original html code and the html code of the provider's content from another web browser control, you proceed to replace the tag with the content of the provider's page in the source code. That new source code can be shown in a third Web Browser control that can be seen by the user.
That way if the user picks a different provider then our internet navigator can simply replace the tag with something else from a different web page. It's a really simple process and does not require anyone to know a whole lot of computer programming to do it. It's a simple search, replace and show code.
Changes to the web pages.
The simple process requires some changes to be done in the web page.
A meta tag in it's header would inform our custom navigator that the page needs to have custom replacements, making the second web browser work.
The Images or java components of the web page should have it's full link specified, since the page will be running from our local machine copy, not the server (so we have to call the image or component from the server).
The Flash components have to have their full link. Same reason as before, it will be running from our local machines.
This type of programming is cool in the sense that you can have web pages that only download the page template once, and only once and the rest of the pages are just raw data, your software can join the templates and create the page with the data thus saving a lot of money and computer resource to the server itself. It's a great tool for servers that do not have much money.
I would call it the Three tier model.
The three tier model has three web pages, not just one like we use today.
The first page is the template page (invisible).
The second page is the data page (invisible).
The third page is the merge page (visible).
With the right explorer it can save a great amount of money to web servers world wide, provided that they have the appropriate internet navigator of course.
A new meta tag would be needed, the template meta tag that indicates the software where the data will be placed at if the explorer has not downloaded it yet. A special configuration page to the Internet navigator can inform the navigator that the template has to be upgraded.
The page at the template level can also include the source code that will process the data contained in the data page, as a script, making it more compatible to many other student solutions.
It is possible to put the data of the second tier inside a tag that makes it invisible and since the meta tag is not shown then the user that does not have the appropriate navigator would not see any of it or just a link that asks the user to download the custom navigator, link that would not be seen on the new web browser since that code would be stripped away from the tier 1 and tier 2 page that is invisible anyway.
I do not know of any 3 tier web pages in the world today, I think this is something I invented or at least I never copied from anyone. It's an idea to give power to the user and have him decide what he wants to see as his internet marketing provider.
There is no need to ask permission to do this, it's perfectly legal and it's great, like I said, for marketing companies.
This is the type of web pages I would like for the TRIBalance system, the three tier model.
So everyone that wants to make an academic system page do consider the three tier web page model. It saves a lot of money in internet hosting and democratizes marketing so it's fair for all. Of course true TRIBalance systems only market academic solutions from other transparent universities but I am also talking about explorers for the wider web that anyone can use to navigate non academic pages.
Students have two explorers, the academic one and the general public one. They should NOT be the same since one is for learning and the other is to have fun. It's no good clogging the student version with more code than needed to study it for it's basic principles of academic use. It makes it easier to study that way, the source code of the student version.
The other explorer, the non student version is more complex and open to businesses to perfect and sometimes even sell if they can. The idea is that Universities do not do everything, just the basic floor where everyone can feel safely on their ground and not like a mud puddle like it is now where people study with tools they do not even understand or control.
The three tier web page model paves the way for a better, fair internet where not only one or two companies hold the monopoly of the Internet marketing market and that should be great news for any marketing company, let the user decide how he wants to be spammed... *Laughs*
Note: There is nothing illegal in all this, you just need to want to do it, to fight for the freedom of the user against the tyranny of the unfair monopolies that tend to make our marketing friends go broke, our engineers without a job and our students with no future.
If you want to be free, you have to earn it by supporting those that want power to the users and a future to our children, wherever you are in the world.
Later we shall see about suing Facebook and Google for monopolistic practices at the World Trade Organization but for now, like I said, it's legal to create healthy alternatives and the three tier model is such a way.
All we need is to sit the Academies with our Marketing businesses and make a deal that profits our countries.