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Friday, February 22 • 9:00am - 9:25am
PRO TALK: Decentralized Internet Using the Blockchain

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In an era where consumers are consistently being taken advantage of by large corporations in the name of profit, a decentralized internet network is a breath of fresh air. We need something that breaks the chokehold that internet service providers (ISPs) have on the market by giving the power back to the people. Blockchain can provide a decentralized community-driven mesh network where users themselves will own and control the network’s infrastructure. The goal is to provide everyone with access to fast, secure, private and reliable internet. We need an ecosystem built around this.

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Brandon "Synth" Smietana

Co-founder, Skycoin
Brandon Smietana, aka "Synth", is one of the earliest contributors behind Bitcoin, and started Skycoin 8 years ago with a vision of creating a new, decentralized Internet. He sits on the advisory boards of several cryptocurrency projects. Synth has a background in mathematics, distributed... Read More →

Friday February 22, 2019 9:00am - 9:25am PST
Junior Ballroom - Stage D