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Re: [tor-talk] These Maps Show What the Dark Web Looks Like



On Wed, Jul 06, 2016 at 01:44:43PM -0700, Yuri wrote:
> The article says "this lack of diversity in hosting infrastructure
> is concerning—it places the future of a large proportion of Onion
> Services in the hands of a limited number of groups". The future web

Indeed insisting on the client/server model is not helpful.

> might even have no hosting, because the new technologies like
> ZeroNet don't require hosting at all. I personally believe that
> distributed architecture is superior to centralized architecture,
> and is a way to go.

ZeroNet is a bit late in that game since distributed websites
go back to Freenet or so... that's why I would like to know
which distributed web hosting method makes sense to promote?

ZeroNet relies on the flaky bittorrent DHT, the ecologically
questionable proof-of-work approach of namecoin and bitcoin
and buys into the problem of oligarchic dominance of the
bitcoin blockchain, so that would probably be the last of these
technologies I would opt for.

What else is around?


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