What is " Filecoin " ?

professor rat pro2rat at yahoo.com.au
Sat Apr 8 23:24:45 PDT 2023

What is Filecoin?

Filecoin is a decentralized storage network based on the Interplanetary File Storage (IPFS) protocol. It is designed to utilized unused storage globally into an efficient storage market for users to pay for low cost storage. The objective is to ensure file storage is permanent and distributed across the web. Contrast this with centralized cloud storage solution such as Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, or Dropbox, where data are stored in servers owned by these private corporations.

Filecoin (FIL or ⨎) is also the currency of the decentralized storage network. Customers wanting to access storage will have to pay for storage in Filecoin. Nodes that provide storage to the network will in turn be paid in Filecoin for their service.


Reposts not shameless shilling for Chinese consumerism that once had Fil priced around 80 USD

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