P2P Reputation Management Using Distributed Identities and Decentralized Recommendation Chains

  title={P2P Reputation Management Using Distributed Identities and Decentralized Recommendation Chains},
  author={Prashant Dewan and Partha Dasgupta},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering},
Peer-to-peer (P2P) networks are vulnerable to peers who cheat, propagate malicious code, leech on the network, or simply do not cooperate. The traditional security techniques developed for the centralized distributed systems like client-server networks are insufficient for P2P networks by the virtue of their centralized nature. The absence of a central authority in a P2P network poses unique challenges for reputation management in the network. These challenges include identity management of the… CONTINUE READING
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