Lazy Susan : dumb waiting as proof of work

  title={Lazy Susan : dumb waiting as proof of work},
  author={Jon A Crowcroft and Tim Deegan and Christian Kreibich and Richard Mortier and Nicholas Weaver},
The open nature of Internet services has been of great value to users, enabling dramatic innovation and evolution of services. However, this openness permits many abuses of open-access Internet services such as web, email, and DNS. To counteract such abuses, a number of so called proof-of-work schemes have been proposed. They aim to prevent or limit such abuses by demanding potential clients of the service to prove that they have carried out some amount of work before they will be served. In… CONTINUE READING
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