The problem with fully distributed p2p solutions for ALL THE THINGS is that half the world doesn't even have unlimited bandwidth at home, and virtually nobody does on mobile. I would argue that the vast majority of people likely don't want to spend their data plans or batteries on other people's data transfers.

Happy to hear about solutions to this problem, but I don't remember seeing a lot of people tackling these fundamental issues.


"But Râu, it's only a matter of time until the Internet is a free resource all around us."

Yeah, how did that go so far? Not saying it's impossible, but with current regulations creating and perpetuating oligopolies everywhere, I don't see this happening anytime soon.

... also, it still doesn't address the battery/CPU/memory question.

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