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Unconfirmed: Insights and Analysis From the Top Minds in Crypto

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Apr 26, 2019

At the Subzero conference in Berlin, Ashley Tyson, the cofounder of the Web 3 Foundation, talks about how it plans to support the Polkadot protocol, plus bring together protocols to create a decentralized web, including other projects outside the Polkadot network. We discuss how the recent disaffection with Facebook and other social media platforms is affecting the movement toward decentralization, how they plan to get mainstream adoption of decentralized apps and whether or not enough people care about privacy to grow that movement.

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Episode links:

Web3 Foundation: https://web3.foundation

Ashley Tyson: https://twitter.com/AsherT

Facebook fine: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/24/technology/facebook-ftc-fine-privacy.html?module=inline

Sri Lankan government shutting down all social media: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/21/world/asia/sri-lanka-social-media.html?searchResultPosition=1