Berto Jongman: Web 3.0 – the decentralised web promises to make the internet free again

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Berto Jongman

Web 3.0: the decentralised web promises to make the internet free again

Senior Lecturer in Law at Aston University. is Senior Lecturer in Law and Cybercrime, University of Portsmouth. 

If you have recently considered deleting your Facebook account, boycotting Amazon or trying to find an alternative to Google, you are certainly not alone. The tech giants are invading our privacy, misusing our data, strangling economic growth and helping governments spy on us. Yet because these few companies dominate so many of the Internet’s key services, it seems there is little people can do to avoid having to interact with them if they want to stay online.

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Article: Web 3.0: the decentralised web promises to make the internet free again

Decentralized Internet, Web 3.0

Web 3.0: the decentralised web promises to make the internet free again

Web 3.0 is the next step. In part it will be a “semantic web” or a “web of data” that can understand, combine and automatically interpret information to provide users with a much more enhanced and interactive experience. But it could also be a decentralised web that challenges the dominance of the tech giants by moving us away from relying so heavily on a few companies, technologies and a relatively small amount of internet infrastructure.

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Article: What is Web 3.0? The Evolution of the Internet

Decentralized Internet, Web 3.0

What is Web 3.0? The Evolution of the Internet

Web 3.0 is slated to be the new paradigm in web interaction and will mark a fundamental change in how developers create websites,

You have probably heard the term “web 3.0” floating around the internet. Simply put, web 3.0 is the new phase of the internet’s evolution. The changes that web 3.0 is bringing to the internet is going to take it to a whole new level. Computer scientists and Internet experts believe that these changes are going to make the internet smarter and our lives easier. So, to understand these paradigm-shifting changes, let’s first look at the evolution of the internet as we know it.

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Article: How dark fiber can support flexible networks for local government

Dark Fiber

How dark fiber can support flexible networks for local government

Instead of relying on commercial internet services providers and sharing fiber infrastructure with other entities, dark fiber gives counties the opportunity to use and manage their own, private broadband infrastructure.

This is relevant for counties that want to make sure their network connections and communications are secure, said Rebecca Hunter, a corporate strategist for Crown Castle, one of the United States’ leading providers of raw fiberoptic cable.

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