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SybilQuorum: Open Distributed Ledgers Through Trust Networks

@article{Sonnino2019SybilQuorumOD,
  title={SybilQuorum: Open Distributed Ledgers Through Trust Networks},
  author={Alberto Sonnino and George Danezis},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2019},
  volume={abs/1906.12237}
}
The Sybil attack plagues all peer-to-peer systems, and modern open distributed ledgers employ a number of tactics to prevent it from proof of work, or other resources such as space, stake or memory, to traditional admission control in permissioned settings. With SybilQuorum we propose an alternative approach to securing an open distributed ledger against Sybil attacks, and ensuring consensus amongst honest participants, leveraging social network based Sybil defences. We show how nodes… 
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