Why Decentralization Matters – Chris Dixon – Medium

Why Decentralization Matters – Chris Dixon – Medium

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The first two eras of the internet

During the first era of the internet — from the 1980s through the early 2000s — internet services were built on open protocols that were controlled by the internet community. This meant that people or organizations could grow their internet presence knowing the rules of the game wouldn’t change later on. Huge web properties were started during this era…