Articles by Tara Vancil
Publishing and sharing is core to the Web’s ethos, yet to publish your own website or even just share a document, you need to know how to run a server, or be able to pay someone to do it for you. Peer-to-peer protocols like
dat://make it possible for regular user devices to host content, so Beaker uses
dat://to enable publishing from the browser, where instead of using a server, a website’s author and its visitors help host its files. It’s kind of like BitTorrent, but for websites!