Internet Archives' Brewster Kahle calls for a distributed web

According to their knowledge websites last on average last only 100 days before they disappear. That and and spying related privacy issues made Kahle call for a distributed web in februrary. It should be:

  • (in part) based on P2p
  • have a distributed authentication mechanism
  • should provide versioning.

We can lock the web open. Making openness irrevocable. We can build this. We can do it together.

The original article: Locking the Web Open, a Call for a Distributed Web (

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