Web3 and blockchain introduction in blogging to maintain user anonymity in SmartCity
6 Pages Posted: 21 Mar 2023
Date Written: March 18, 2023
Data is the new gold, as correctly stated by many people that data is the most valued thing/entity in today's world. Data is sold at a very high price at various levels across various vendors. For example, the data after the analytics on an e-commerce site can be used by any advertisement company to sell the product to oriented users. Similarly, data can be used in various ways to benefit a company or an individual user.
As the demand for such data increases, many sources and companies also emerged that sell their data for money. A company that was entrusted by a user with their data, now will sell their data for their personal monetary benefits and hence become wealthier. Also, many users follow unethical ways like Penetration and other hacking methods to gain access to the database or any datalake. For any user, his personal details and his data are of utmost value that he holds virtually on any platform. The data can be of any form that a user shares, be it his id, passwords, date of birth, interests, skills, his unique id. Personal data in bulk can be used by any company for their good but does not respect cyber laws. Many social media applications clearly state that they can use user data completely without even informing the user about it.
MetaShare is a web app, which will use a blockchain wallet to sign in a user so that the user can share his blog while maintaining his anonymity.
Keywords: BlockChain, User Anonymity, Data Security, Crypto login, MetaMask, Decentralized server-based rendering, FileCoin, Smart City
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