Is web3 well-defined?

Web3 does not have any universally agreed upon definition.

Web3 has been criticised as being an intentionally ambiguous buzzword.

Web3 has also been accused of becoming an intellectual nexus for many internet "thought leaders" to pontificate about grand visions of technical and financial reconfiguration largely detached from any concrete plans or implementations of these ideas. This may give rise to a bubble in the sale of security tokens detached from any progress on building real companies or technologies and may even disincentivize productivity in favour of pure speculation on ficticious commodites.

Web3 has also been described as a means of doing regulatory arbitrage on securites offerings to enrich venture capital firms using the broader public as exit liquidity.


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