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Incentives of Decentralization


decentralized system in ordinary language is pretty meaningless. IIUC, provided the incentive one has, a system that fulfil them is not totally decentralized (peer-to-peer), nor totally centralized (google drive).

Let’s try to describe the incentives that lead people to talk about decentralized system.

  1. fear of losing the control of the data,
  2. fear of losing the access of the data,
  3. wish to make the data globally available,
  4. fear of losing the data itself,