Delving into the User-Owned Internet: Part II

Web3 is intended to give any participant in the web autonomous power and control. But to remove the intermediaries, we need ways to separate the network layer from the application layer. Enter the dataverse.

Society has become dependent on data, and our economy is increasingly becoming a data economy. However, this economy is currently dependent on a handful of data silos: Big tech monopolies keep our data to themselves for competitive reasons. In this article, I will cover the decentralized data layer—a prerequisite concept to understand the use cases of Web3.

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