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What is decentralized internet?

I have to do a college project on decentralized internet. I have tried searching on google and Wikipedia but not found any proper article (not "properly explained" to me at least). Can anyone give me ...
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Why are IP addresses given to each interface and not device? What would the implications of that be?

Why do we need to give IP addresses to each interface? Wouldn't giving one to each device be enough?
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Who pays for traffic when it transits multiple providers

TLDR Question: Who pays for traffic when it transits multiple providers Original Question I know there are a great many sites out there with this question and answer, but as yet I have not been ...
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Finding Subnet Ranges of IPv6

I need to find a single subnet range to cover 10,000 IP addresses (hosts), given the IPv6 Address 2405:1300:c5c1:322::/108 (for example) I am aware of how to do subnet in IPv4 but cannot grasp the ...
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Why do we need “port forwarding”?

A simple question but important one. Why do I need as a programmer, to have the "port forwording" phrase in my world, if I have a simple tools within my language I use, called "bind()", "listen()" "...
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Is my router part of the Internet backbone

Is my router routing packets other than the ones coming from/to my local network, or is my router only getting my specific packets and the router infrastructure of the ISPs are the ones handling ...
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single connection over multiple internet connections

Hi not sure where to ask this thought this would be the best place, i was just wondering if it was at all possible to have a single connection get the benefit of multiple internet connections. For ...
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What is the meaning of the word 'band' in the following terms: broadband, baseband and bandwidth?

I am interested in the terminology of the following words: baseband, broadband and bandwidth applied in tellecomunications. What is the meaning of the words, how were they formed and what do they mean ...
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Cisco nexus CRC error on interface

I have dual stack vPC setup between 4 cisco nexus switch as per above design. I have noticed recently that getting CRC error on cisco 3064 all 4 interface connected to N9K, and during peak traffic ...
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How to configure a distributed network for the replication? [closed]

I want to replicate data (music, video, photos, user's data) across different geographical networks. How to connect several networks into a single network to let nodes comunicate to each other? ...
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Explanation on less than 255 routers inbetween any any two hosts in world (TTL) [closed]

This is a follow up to question., please bear with me., i dont have enough privilege to comment on there., I am new to Networking., the Answer is really confusing., If i ping to google or facebook., ...
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Packets for Internet Connection [closed]

Consider the following scenario: AP is an access point with internet connectivity and in idle state (ie: no node is connected to it) N is a node that wants to establish an internet connection ...