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Apr 9, 2019 8:50 AM 1+ week ago

Avoiding consumer lock-in with the decentralised web

This is the third blog post in our series exploring aspects of the Arweave's decentralised, permanent web. You can catch up with the other parts here and here.

If you are like me, you have been an avid user of Google's Gmail service since the first few months of the `private' beta over a decade ago. Over this time, Google has rendered a fantastic service to us, with consistent releases of new features, fast and reliable service (I can only remember it being offline once when I needed it), and the simplicity that only great products can provide.

Over this period, I have also given out my personal Gmail email address to hundreds of people--many of whom only have this mechanism of contacting me. Google has also sold access to my profile (pseudonymously), mined the messages that my friends and ...

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