Article: 5 Companies Own Most of Your Data Across the Internet. But What If They Didn’t?

Decentralized Internet, Web 3.0

5 Companies Own Most of Your Data Across the Internet. But What If They Didn’t?

It might seem strange to Americans reading this online, but the web is not widely available around the planet. If you have the web, you have an advantage. Information, goods and services are more available to communities with web access. This creates a loop where privilege enables more privilege, keeping offline communities at a disadvantage.

Fiber networks are expensive to install and not profitable for large corporations working in underprivileged countries. A decentralized web owned and operated by the people of any given community could provide opportunity to people living in areas without Internet access. Running the web from network nodes instead of a central access point reduces the cost of Internet infrastructure and could bring commerce and education to people who need it.

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Article: ThreeFold and CasperLabs partner to scale opportunity for enterprises, everywhere

Blockchain, Web 3.0

ThreeFold and CasperLabs partner to scale opportunity for enterprises, everywhere

CasperLabs and ThreeFold have a shared belief that decentralization is needed in order to build a better tomorrow. According to CasperLabs, decentralization is “how we will create more open, transparent, permissionless networks powered by people — paving the way for a new era of equitable innovation.”

“ThreeFold and CasperLabs share a commitment to making web3 environments more accessible to all developers,” says Neil Kapoor of CasperLabs. “Now that Casper is live on mainnet, we look forward to collaborating with ThreeFold to deliver a truly scalable, secure, and decentralized IT infrastructure for enterprise organizations building innovative, blockchain-based solutions.”

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Penguin: ThreeFold Distributed Peer-to-Peer Decentralized Internet Cornerstone?

Autonomous Internet

‘Largest Distributed Peer-To-Peer Grid’ On Earth Laying Foundation For A Decentralized Internet

Forbes reports on ThreeFold, an ambitious new “long-term project to rewire the internet in the image of its first incarnation: decentralized, unowned, accessible, free.” “We have 18,000 CPU cores and 90 million gigabytes, which is a lot of capacity,” founder Kristof de Spiegeleer told me recently on the TechFirst podcast. “It’s probably between five and ten times more than all of the capacity of all the blockchain projects together…”

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