Tech blogger and anti-monopolist Jon Stokes has spent a lot of time thinking about trust-busting big tech. Large corporations controlling application programming interfaces (APIs) with users tables leverage their scope and power, making competition from smaller companies virtually impossible. But the blockchain is poised to end all that, with a massive users table that will encompass the entire internet. Stokes explains how the power struggle over proprietary user data will soon shift from the corporate silo back to the user. Trust-busting will no longer be relevant in the big tech universe.
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Jon Stokes created Doxa on Substack in 2020. He is the co-founder of Ars Technica, which was bought by Condé Nast in 2008. He has worked for Wired Digital as cloud editor and as deputy editor for The Prepared magazine.
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