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More Filecoin Token Sale Details — 7 days away!
July 31, 2017

More Filecoin Token Sale Details — 7 days away!

First off, I want to thank our amazing community for being so creative, and so overwhelmingly supportive in this time. I want to personally send a huge “Thank You!” to everyone working hard to make the Filecoin Network a reality: our team, our researchers, our engineers, our product and project managers, our designers, our lawyers, our advisors, our investors, and all our supporters worldwide. We have seen an outpouring of excitement and support in this critical time. ...

Proof-of-Replication, Power-Fault-Tolerance and Research Roadmap
July 27, 2017

Proof-of-Replication, Power-Fault-Tolerance and Research Roadmap

At Protocol Labs we are charting a course to the future, but we also know that the details make or break the plan. We love thoroughly explaining the reasons we think a decentralized storage network is worth building (and have!). At the same time, we’re also more than willing to openly discuss the challenges of implementing such a system. In fact, since the original Filecoin Paper was posted in 2014, the team has been working on building various logistical and cryptographic components necessary for decentralizing the internet’s storage. In this post, we introduce two of those components: Proof of Replication and Power Fault Tolerance. ...

July 24, 2017

Updates & New Token Sale Date - August 7th

Dear Community, We are absolutely overwhelmed with the positive response to the new Filecoin whitepaper, our upcoming token sale, our video, and the other info we’ve released. We’ve been speaking with many of you, collecting feedback, and sharing our excitement. Thank you so much for the fantastic words of encouragement and support for the Filecoin Network. Getting here has taken a lot of hard work, and we are all very proud of the technology we are creating, the people we are bringing together, and the community we are building. ...

Announcing the Filecoin Token Sale and Upgraded Whitepaper
July 19, 2017

Announcing the Filecoin Token Sale and Upgraded Whitepaper

Update: We’ve been overwhelmed with the positive response to our announcements these past few days! We greatly appreciate all the feedback and advice we’ve received from our communities and we’re incorporating this into our next announcements. We’ll be releasing a detailed update soon including more on the upcoming sale. Stay tuned here and on our Twitter accounts: Protocol Labs Filecoin Over the past several months Protocol Labs has been hard at work across a spectrum of projects that culminate in our announcements today: ...

Why is decentralized and distributed file storage critical for a better web?
June 20, 2017

Why is decentralized and distributed file storage critical for a better web?

The team behind IPFS and Filecoin explain how advances in distributed data storage and strong alignment of market incentives are combining to create a much more secure and efficient web. In the span of less than three decades the web has become one of the greatest achievements in human history, responsible for never before seen gains in science, technology, and commerce. This amazing growth has been driven in large part by technologists abstracting away much of the underlying complexity of the internet. ...

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