Tor incentives

Eugen Leitl eugen at
Thu Jan 25 04:24:18 PST 2007

On Thu, Jan 25, 2007 at 06:04:24AM -0500, rayservers wrote:

> Heh, its called "Economics 101". Get paid traffic, at a higher QoS.

It would be actually a good idea to do agoric load levelling for
Tor. Some kind of consensus trust thing, where a node gets
periodically benchmarked. The current network is about 1 kNode
large, so scaling is currently not an issue.

> "Make money while your computer is idle". Even the free riders will
> benefit from the self sustaining infrastructure. It even sounds like
> Robin Hood.

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