Free speech and censorship are household topics for every crypto nerd worth his or her salt. It is time that we touched upon this topic in earnest and dived into the inevitable controversy that stems from these conversations.
Occupy the Internet
The Web is all about generating and consuming content. While during the web 1.0 era site owners had to hire content creators, the arrival of web 2.0 streamlined the process. Users started generating and consuming their own content and you only needed to give content creators a platform to profit off their activity. For decades […]
Numbers strongly suggest that for the last several years people have been doing a lot of googling and really not much of binging, yahooing, and even baiduing in comparison. When it comes to certain alternative solutions like DuckDuckGo, there’s even more ground to gain. And there are reasons to want these leftfield solutions gaining ground, […]
Yesterday, Tone Vays had his channel instantly deleted by team YouTube. Crypto media attributed this move to Google’s continued purge of crypto-related channels. Today, after an uproar on social media, Tone’s channel was restored.
Content is the main product of consumption and the chief breadwinner for Web’s denizens. As user-generated content is steadily rising to the top of the food chain, the new Web will have to provide fair and lucrative platforms for millions of independent content creators to thrive in.
Web 1.0, the world wide web of the 90s, was more like a vast multimedia library. The point of using Web 2.0 websites, on the other hand, slowly shifted toward user-generated content as much as interacting with it and with other creators. One could argue that while Web 1.0 offered one-way access to information, Web […]
While most businesses suffer greatly during the quarantine, there are bound to be at least some that actually thrive. It makes sense that among such businesses the most prominent ones would be digital platforms that provide convenient access to work and entertainment from home.
Sometimes cultural revolutions can be sparked by a hashtag. Time has come to introduce another hashtag we shall wield in the war for the reclamation of the Web, our digital homeland. The blockchain community launches the #fExit campaign, aimed at diversifying people’s experience in the sphere of social networks.
Imagine a society where social, political or cultural discussion almost entirely happens in digital space. Imagine that the digital space where this conversation is happening is absolutely dominated and controlled by several private companies with arbitrary non-transparent policies and no accountability before the general public. Imagine that these companies can abuse their power with impunity, […]
Responding to the growing concerns about the instances of crypto-content being taken down on YouTube, Google Play, and other centralized services, the crypto-community launched the #ForkGoogle initiative. The initiative is aimed to inform and educate people and companies about the need to shift from the centralized infrastructure and build decentralized alternatives to the dominant centralized […]
Steemit community has been restless ever since the announced acquisition of the platform by Justin Sun. Now, they finally decided to break up with Steem. On March 20 a Steemit hard fork named Hive will launch.
Google is a large and powerful company. Thanks to its diverse list of services and interactions with third-party websites, it collects a lot of data. Access to large volumes of information about users across the web gives Google considerable advantage in the market. Whether the advantage is fair and the data are treated by the […]