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Counter-arguments against web3

Created: 2022-01-08 ; Updated: 2022-01-08 writes web3 first impressions that asks, after developing a few apps on crypto, what the fuss is. Most of crypto isn’t “crypto” and all new technologies tend toward centralization.

At this point, there are basically two companies. Almost all dApps use either Infura or Alchemy in order to interact with the blockchain. In fact, even when you connect a wallet like MetaMask to a dApp, and the dApp interacts with the blockchain via your wallet, MetaMask is just making calls to Infura!

To prove his point, he issued the exact same NFT and by spoofing the address where they are located, was able to generate different views depending on the site where you see them:


via HN