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While these problems were solved as various applications and platforms emerged and people became pro cient in internet usage, a new problem surfaced. This was the ‘centralization of the internet’. An example of this centralization is the fact that a majority of the communication that takes place on the internet is controlled by a handful of corporations that are known as ‘internet giants’ and the governments. This means all your activity can easily be traced and hence, your privacy is compromised. This is against the original purpose of the internet and the World Wide Web, which was to develop a neutral network that could be used for the betterment of humanity and would allow every user to equally participate in it. While this original vision was lost after a short time during what is called the rst ‘dotcom’ bubble, in an attempt to collect, hold and monetize the information, e orts have been going on lately, to regain the long lost vision. These are known as e orts to build a ‘Decentralized Internet’. 2 What Does a De-centralized Internet Envision? The de-centralized internet envisions giving the power back to the internet users. It aims to create a world where the internet is not controlled by organizations, where internet users will not have to compromise on their privacy to gain access to information, to be able to search, to communicate, to use social networks, to make money and to receive various services, such as publishing. Instead, they will be provided by modern technologies. The decentralization model is based on the idea that the responsibility for operation of services is shared.