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Web3: Skeptics on one side, enthusiasts on the other… Silicon Valley is tearing itself apart

2022-01-20T19:44:19.901Z

The use of a decentralized service to give power back to users divides the players in the sector. "Web3 sounds like a lot of bullshit to me." One could have imagined Elon Musk more enthusiastic about this vision of the future of the internet. But on Twitter, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX does not mince his words in the face of what he considers to be “more of a marketing term in vogue than a reality”. He's not alone in being skeptical in a Silicon Valley where the Web3 concept seems poised to sp



"Web3 sounds like a lot of bullshit to me."

One could have imagined Elon Musk more enthusiastic about this vision of the future of the internet.

But on Twitter, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX does not mince his words in the face of what he considers to be

“more of a marketing term in vogue than a reality”.

He's not alone in being skeptical in a Silicon Valley where the Web3 concept seems poised to spark a culture war between pro and anti.

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Developer Stephen Diehl published a very divided diatribe against

“a campaign to rehabilitate the negative image of cryptoassets”

by formulating

“a messianic solution that would solve all our problems”

.

"It's window dressing to sell more tokens and avoid regulation by financial authorities"

,

"a speech of charlatans"

, he denounces.

Aaron Levie, CEO of Box, thinks that the democratic ideal of Web3, where each owner of a web service token would have a say, would slow down innovation...

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