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RE: RSS like file format to recreate Twitter, Instagram et al.

I think we should also pay attention to forums. Things like Twitter or Reddit are more transient and casual. Forums are much more suitable for serious...

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RE: Brave Adds Direct Peer to Peer Capablities to Browser

@zxq9 Of course, I just like that they've integrated Tor and are working on the fingerprinting resistance. Despite some controversies, I hope it can b...

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RE: RSS like file format to recreate Twitter, Instagram et al.

I think there's similar concept called Semantic Web. By the way, Tim Berners-Lee is working on another decentralization project called Solid.

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RE: Brave Adds Direct Peer to Peer Capablities to Browser

Although there has been some criticism, Brave is definitely heading in the right direction. It's good to have a privacy oriented competitor to Firefox...

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RE: An Architecture Outline

Specialization Since there are many tasks which a server node (service node?) needs to perform, a node can further specializes in doing only one of ...

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RE: A real answer to "What does decentralization require?"

@zxq9 This is where game theory takes place. We've already increased the level of certainty with a simple mechanism and bad nodes need to be more ca...

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RE: A real answer to "What does decentralization require?"

@zxq9 What would be a problem with deleting, for example? We cannot guarantee that a node has actually deleted the chunks, but we can check if it stil...

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RE: A real answer to "What does decentralization require?"

@zxq9 There is also redundancy of behavior. A file is not stored on a single node, it's split in chunks and distributed among many nodes with som...

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RE: An Architecture Outline

Trust As we've mentioned a server node can run modified software and not necessarily must behave as we expect. It can ignore requests, it can broadc...

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RE: A real answer to "What does decentralization require?"

@zxq9 There can be redundancy, check sums, signatures, verification mechanisms by nodes to check each other, some kind of web trust for server nodes...

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RE: An Architecture Outline

I've just noticed it's becoming look like Plan 9.

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RE: An Architecture Outline

Data structures A file is a sequence of bytes with some unique name (path, ID, address, URL) by which it can be efficiently retrieved from the syste...

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RE: An Architecture Outline

Storing data A file is not necessarily should be stored as a whole on a server node, nor it should be stored on all server nodes. It can be split in...

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RE: A real answer to "What does decentralization require?"

@doctorajaykumar I divide the nodes into clients and servers. The server nodes are supposed to store and distribute the content with some level of...

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