Its massive archive of videos brings pleasure to millions on a daily basis but its centralized nature means that owner Google always exercises control. Sebastian’, the shadowy figure behind notorious content sharing platform Popcorn Blockchain youtube. Here’s how the team, which features blockchain startup RSK Labs, hope things will play out.
The Flixxo network will have no centralized storage of data, eliminating the need for expensive hosting along with associated costs. In practice, the content will be downloaded and uploaded in much the same way as users do on The Pirate Bay or indeed Abad’s baby, Popcorn Time. 12 days, can be used to buy access to content. Creators can also opt to pay consumers when those people help to distribute their content to others. Having no intermediaries means that the price you pay for watching the content that you actually want to watch is lower and fairer.
In addition to earning tokens from helping to distribute content, people in the Flixxo ecosystem can also earn currency by watching sponsored content, i. While in a traditional system adverts are often considered a nuisance, Flixx tokens have real value, with a promise that users will be able to trade their Flixx not only for videos, but also for tangible and semi-tangible goods. Use your Flixx to reward the producers you follow, encouraging them to create more awesome content. The Flixxo team have big plans. After foundation in early 2016, the second quarter of 2017 saw the completion of a functional alpha release.