A data haven does not always guarantee a file persistance forever, although such a storage mechanism should be perpetual for greater historical accountability. The most common are Centralized and Decentralized approaches:
- Centralized: According to an idea pictured in Neal Stevenson‘s book The Cryptonomicron it represents a catastrophy-proof complexity structure with the necessary wiring to keep data in and Bad Guys out. (e.g., Sealand)
- Decentralized: A P2P application where the data is distributed and somehow guaranteed to be resistant to a certain degree
- Sealand – A country, which resides in the north sea (Europe), where a company called HavenCo provided a data haven for hosting purposes. Sealand has almost no laws.
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