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Brave web browser adds native support for peer-to-peer IPFS protocol


The decentralized tech community is aiming to find support for technologies that go beyond cryptocurrency support.
In a blog post today the team at Brave announced that they have worked with Protocol Labs to integrate native support for the InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) inside their browser. The peer-to-peer file-sharing standard launched in 2015 and has been gathering support among open-source advocates who laud the protocol’s ability to stop companies and government bodies from taking down content across the web, as well as the more functional performance improvements, offline file-viewing capabilities and underlying reliability.
IPFS shares plenty of similarities with BitTorrent …

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