Context : FaceBook
Suffered the biggest outage in its history on 04/10/2021
The above explanation reminds me of MiddleSpace and the 2008Crash ... in a sense, at the highest level, "decentralized networks" are organized around a number of super-hubs that talk to each other through their own protocols.
In 2008, the clearing system between banks froze because banks stopped trusting each other. This is another case of an "elite" protocol breaking down.
Although we think about the internet being "flat" or "fractal", in fact there are "elite level" networks that may not follow the same rules or protocols that everyone else does. (Eg. BGP).
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