I’ve done a good bit of reading on the subject, but for a common person such as myself, a lot of this is proving difficult for me to fully grasp.
A fully decentralized system like dat with the beaker browser is pretty easy to understand. It works exactly like a bit torrent client where seeders all contribute pieces of the website for you to assemble. you in turn then share yours with others.
However this system uses traditional cloud storage, in this instance, microsoft’s server farm. That is where the bulk of the data all lives. It’s therefore all coming from one place, right? Sure it’s encrypted. But if a hacker wanted to take down the network, wouldn’t there be just a handful of nodes to aim for? In this system, all of the data on the entire Blockstack network lives on just a few data farms.
From my understanding, the advent of blockchain technology decentralizes the process of naming servers and domain creation. But, that’s about it, right? perhaps I’m missing something?
I apologize in advance if it seems like I’m coming off critical. I’m just trying to get a full understanding of this technology, as I’m deeply interested.