The world’s first Decentralized Web Summit took place in June at the Internet Archive in San Francisco. The goal of decentralization is “to make the web open, secure and free of censorship by distributing data, processing, and hosting across millions of computers around the world, with no centralized control,” according to the summit’s website.

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the World Wide Web delivered the keynote address in which he decried the “siloization” of the web, which is the antithesis of what he envisioned 27 years ago.

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