LBRY and Odysee – A video hosting review.

Wooo-boy here goes S reviewing another web3/crypto service!

You are absolutely right in the respect that we are reviewing a little site known as Odysee.com. A site that wants a piece of that sweet YouTube traffic out there but also has its own blockchain services powering it. We’ve been very critical about Web 3.0 services in the past such as PreSearch and now we really want Odysee to prove us wrong. After all, for those readers who come to my site, I’ve published article, after article, after article of YouTubes atrocities, and there came a point in our blogging career that frankly, we were sick of doing it because a blog is supposed to help you the reader. It’s supposed to offer an alternative to the wrongs that exist on the internet.

We first heard of Odysee from one of our commentators “yes, we actually -do- read the comments. At least the ones that don’t set off the spambots with f-bombs everywhere” and decided that we wanted to give it a try. After all, we criticized YouTube all of this time. It would be refreshing to offer a possible solution. So let us dive in.

Is Odysee that solution? Is it here to save us from tyranny and censorship? Is Odysee going to release us from the borderline Stockholm syndrome caused by YouTubes’ actions and decisions?

Short answer, not entirely sure! Hopefully won’t bankrupt out like some other video server startups. Or it won’t get sued into oblivion.

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Presearch – a search engine review.

About the Presearch engine.

We bring some different news as well as to offer a possible resolution to our previous posting about the “Google/YouTube Monopoly” as we pointed out a few blogs back. There is a new search engine in town that is called Presearch. This search engine unlike others such as DuckDuckGo is instead of it being a privately run organization that profits off of the baseline search keywords and advertisement revenue all surround their blockchain. Which they claim is decentralized searching but is still privately run and profits of your searches through advertisers! Presearch actually rewards you back by giving out its own cryptocurrency known as “PRE” which gives off the vibe of fake Microsoft Bing Currency except they give off the hope of ‘cashing out for real money!’

This is a classic playbook for most startups on the internet. Identify an enemy for being old and too big like Google. Then, position your product as something new, exciting, and liberating from those practices. Finally, provide only a basic structure that an open-source product could provide the illusion of something different while setting up a blockchain with ridiculous hype to have hordes of people throw real money at you.

Read on if you wish to see our diatribes.

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