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Brave bets on the decentralized web with IPFS browser support for a more peer-to-peer approach


>The outcome? It became a haven for child abuse content

This is the ugly side of not being able to take down or moderate content. Many years ago I ran a small file-hosting page that started as something for myself and friends. You would not believe just how quickly people/bots began to upload illegal content of that sort. Ultimately, I got tired of dealing with that crap and just shut down the page.

I'm mostly okay with the current balance of freedom/"censorship" on the net; people can still host their content, no matter how anti-mainstream, if they are really determined while outright harmful content is more or less sensibly dealt with.

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