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The edge of the Internet is growing exponentially. NetFutures predicts by 2027 we'll have 1000+ devices per person.
Data is generated on the edge of the Internet and due to sociological and technical reasons the Internet, in the form of social networks, amplifies any voice no matter how small. Leading to the bombardment of information, thus filtering out manipulations and fake news from relevant information becomes harder.
This talk discusses the circumstances leading up to the current situation we're in and unveils a new internet protocol implementation designed to operate at the edge of the internet which builds the concept of provenance into data. A potential solution to the problem of fake news as proving data provenance allows you to authenticate the source or publisher of images, videos and text.