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> Replicating everything AWS or Azure or Google Cloud can do on a blockchain isn’t redundant because the decentralized collective “ownership” and governance of blockchain networks supports security, privacy, stability, and scalability features that Web 2.0 applications running on centralized corporate clouds can’t replicate because they are centralized and control is concentrated.

Author seems to be equating blockchain/crypto to "decentralized". Just because something isn't crypto doesn't mean that it need be centralized.






I think this is a core issue with the current "web3" movement; folks are equating decentralization with blockchains too strongly for my taste. I'm particularly worried this focus is draining resources and mind share from any non-blockchain forays into a distributed future web, though I don't know what those other projects are.



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