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a   “Making the Internet More Free and Accessible For Authors and Readers” A Step towards Decentralization of the Internet   1 Introduction There are no disputes about the fact that the internet has changed the very essence of how work is done in various elds; writing and reading are no exceptions to this. The replacement of traditional brick and mortar bookstores with online markets and books with eBooks has not only revolutionized the publishing industry, but has also greatly a ected the readers and writers. However, like all the other areas, some problems surfaced during the initial phase of the internet takeover as well. For example, the disappearance of bookstores led to an increased competition to get bookshelf space and also made it hard for new authors to be discovered by the readers.