As russian censorship increases, is a decentralized web the answer?

  • Sputnik would have been successful, except that thanks to a new decentralized internet called the Permaweb, their actions are visible for everyone to see.
  • That it’s frequently used as a Russian propaganda tool is well-documented, and Sputnik coverage of the Kerch incident ended up being no different.
  • It presented the Ukrainian version of events, which stated that Kiev had contacted border services to advise that naval vessels would be passing through.
  • Both the underlying blockweave technology and the Permaweb have been developed by a company called Arweave, which previously graduated from Berlin’s TechStars accelerator program.

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