Is Bitcoin in 2020 Really Like the Early Internet?
Bitcoin may be behind the internet’s timeline in terms of commercial use cases, but it has already achieved comparable social functions.
A 2020 report by Top10VPN found India to be the country that suffered the most economic damage from internet disruptions.
Althea brings the internet to under-served places, offering households crypto to be part of a mesh system.
Internet disruptions are costly, but that doesn’t stop governments from shutting down access.
Ex-FCC senior staffer Gigi Sohn thinks broadband connection is a right, not a privilege. But that doesn’t mean she’s on board with all technological advancements.
Last weekend at ETHDenver, decentralized internet alternatives were on display from projects leveraging blockchain’s censorship-resistant nature.