Open-source protocols have become a mainstay in the tech world and are gaining traction due to the myriad benefits that they offer over their proprietary counterparts.
Open-source vs. proprietary protocols
Furthermore, open-source networking protocol initiatives are expected to continue developing peer-to-peer (P2P) internet protocols. The protocols facilitate direct communication between systems, eliminating the need for centralized intermediary systems. P2P protocols boast an expanding array of applications, particularly in enabling P2P transactions and communications through decentralized protocols.