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[liberationtech] Modern FIDONET for net disable countries?

Jerzy Łogiewa jerzyma at interia.eu
Sun Jan 27 01:53:09 PST 2013


Also is easy for spam :(

But now that I think, fidonet would also be easy for spam. Or (about my first idea) attacker could make many mails with huge attachments to destroy efficiency.

--
Jerzy Łogiewa -- jerzyma at interia.eu

On Jan 6, 2013, at 10:57 PM, Rich Kulawiec wrote:

> I'll second this.  Usenet is still the most successful experiment in
> distributed communication, it's resource-frugal (after all, it was
> developed at a time when we thought 1200 baud modems were speedy),
> it's highly resilient, it's delay-tolerant, it's scalable, it's agnostic
> about transport, and it supports undirected broadcast communication --
> something useful when trying to evade traffic analysis.  It supports
> bidirectional mail<->news gateways, it runs on minimal hardware, and
> among other things, it could be used to provide prolific news feeds
> (albeit with some delay) into areas that are heavily censored.
> 
> ---rsk




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