Recap: Content Routing (þing 2023) | IPFS Blog & News

The term "content" is ubiquitous in discussions about knowledge sharing, regardless of the platform used. IPFS takes this term to a new level by defining content as an immutable piece of information, identified by a cryptographic hash that defines its identity. Any change in the information results in a different identity, making the content immutable. This property has a subtle yet powerful advantage: a receiver of a piece of information can verify its authenticity based on its identifier. This simple concept leads to an important question: how can one locate shared content using its identity? 🤔 This is where "Content Routing" comes in.

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