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[liberationtech] CJDNS hype

coderman coderman at gmail.com
Sat Jul 13 19:14:20 PDT 2013


On Sat, Jul 13, 2013 at 1:15 PM, Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell at gmail.com> wrote:
> ...
> DHT's are basically a complete joke when it comes to attack
> resistance, and so it's with much face palming that I've endured near
> constant suggestions to "Use a DHT!", often in completely inapplicable
> contexts, from people whos only exposure to distributed systems is
> DHTs.  It's basically a running joke in the Bitcoin development
> community at this point.


;P

... but the performance is sooo appealing!



see also:

"Hashing it out in public: Common failure modes of DHT-based anonymity schemes"
http://www-users.cs.umn.edu/~hopper/hashing_it_out.pdf

"Experiences Building Security Applications on DHTs"
http://vanish.cs.washington.edu/pubs/dhts.pdf



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