[Freedombox-discuss] DHTs and Names
marc at let.de
Sun Aug 28 12:13:45 UTC 2011
On Aug 25, 2011, at 10:38 AM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> On 25 August 2011 03:21, Tony Godshall <togo at of.net> wrote:
>>> Yesterday i thought about IF we use our own call it freedombox DNS,
>>> if its centralisted or not, something like https://whatever for
>>> each box would be the goal
>>> (using punicode for domainnames would be a plus)
>>> I understand what sam means , what if someone set up 20 boxes
>>> called https://eben_moglen(1) https://eben_moglen(2) or
>>> https://ebenmoglen_ ,https://ebe_nmoglen, https://ebenmogle_n
>>> there is no way to prevent domain squating , or a "verified
>>> button" :)
>> We need a reputation system. If I visit https://eben_moglen and see
>> any indication it's crap, I should be able to thumbs-down on it.
>> Enough people do that, and the and the fake host(s) is(are) voted
>> Anyone with good encryption chops know how one could do a DHT-based
>> reputation/voting system?
> A perfect reputation system is hard to do but you can get a confidence
> interval, just bear in mind that treating any fact as 100% carries a
> Simple way to do a reputation system is like Google page rank.
Why not a simple" Like button" *scnr*
> A can "endorse" B in a number of ways, the most obvious is linking or
> signing. You build up a public/private mesh of endorsements and then
> score it a la page rank.
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