|Poster:||Alison OK||Date:||Aug 4, 2018 10:10am|
|Forum:||news||Subject:||GHacks: You can now access a decentralized version of Archive.org|
Dweb, which may stand for decentralized or distributed, stands for a system that is not centralized. Popular examples of such systems are Napster or Bittorrent.
The core difference between decentralized and distributed is that nodes are interlinked in a variety of ways in distributed systems whereas they may not be in decentralized systems.
Centralized systems put a lot of control into the hands of a few. If a site or service gets taken down for whatever reason, it is gone and cannot be accessed anymore. This won't happen with decentralized systems which make it a lot harder or even impossible to remove a resource.
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