Students from Glasgow University’s computer science wing have initiated a research and development exploratory course with Maidsafe. Academic alumni will develop with the SAFE (Secure Access For Everyone) Network to create next-generation internet applications.
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After a Decade of RD, University of Glasgow Students Will Explore the Maidsafe Network
After over a decade of research, UK-based Maidsafe recently launched its alpha test network. The project aims to build a decentralized, peer-to-peer web.
In theory, the platform removes the need for centralized servers and puts the internet back into individuals’ hands. If successful, the internet via Maidsafe would work similarly to the way it does now — but data would be encrypted and distributed across a peer-to-peer network.
At Glasgow University, students in the computer science department will work directly with the protocol. Dr. Inah Omoronyia, a