Unstoppable Publication


The successor to the World Wide Web

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What is LINK?

LINK is a smart contract platform for decentralized content. It is fully public. It cannot be censored and no one can be prevented from participating. It is fully programmable at every level. It is a protocol for interconnected content apps that empower the individual.

Photo of laptop displaying LINK Blockchain network stats website

Benefits

Uncontrolled

No one can be prevented from publishing.

Linked Data

All published content is machine readable providing flexible presentation and analysis.

Extensible content type system

New content types can be created that are backwards compatible.

No filter bubble lock-in

New smart contracts can be written to create new filter bubbles for existing content.

Separate Blockchain

LINK runs on its own clone of Ethereum, allowing the community to hard fork if necessary.

Open Source

All software is licensed with Apache 2.0

Technology

Ethereum logo IPFS logo Protocol Buffers logo Brotli logo WebP logo

Network

LINK block explorer screenshot 1
LINK block explorer screenshot 2

Crowdfund

LINK has a built-in 2000 day bootstrap mechanism to fund the project. Five years worth of mining is pre-allocated into a smart contract that gradually releases it over the 2000 days at an ever slowing rate.

API:
Node:
Network:
Ethereum:
Block number:
Revenue start:
Revenue end:
Current rate:

Team

Jonathan Brown

Jonathan Brown

Founder

Jonathan was a participant in the Drupal web development community for ten years where he created the blockchain Drupal modules Coin Tools and Ethereum.

As he fosters the growth of the LINK development community, he endeavours to replicate the vibrancy of the Drupal development community.

James Drummond

James Drummond

Dapp Developer

James is a senior developer from London with over ten years experience.

He has worked in the finance sector for clients such as HSBC and as senior front end developer for ALLSAINTS - an e-commerce site with one million + unique visits / month and frequently £1,000,000+ per day in sales.

Brian Heishman

Brian Heishman

Backend Developer

Brian is a Blockchain enthusiast with four years of experience in the field. His draw to LINK is creating a censorship resistant publishing platform as an alternative to the centralized systems that are currently in place today.

Outside of Blockchain development he has eight years of experience as a backend software developer.

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