Maidsafe mentioned in Techcrunch article [20/9/2014]


And in another corner, fighting much the same fight: MaidSafe, powered by a variant distributed-consensus system. As Natasha Lomas puts it:

What that means in practice is a network that does away with an intermediary layer of servers and datacenters — replacing that with peer-to-peer infrastructure […] the users of the network are also acting as the network infrastructure by donating a portion of their spare hard drive capacity — with built in incentives for them to do so in the form of a network specific cryptocurrency