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DDoS as an Altcoin

As part of my CS 401R (Blockchain) class at BYU, I researched an interesting idea called DDoSCoin. I found the idea here.

DDoSCoin is an instance of “useful proof of work”. Essentially, someone can set a bounty on a TLS-enabled server, and workers must prove they have made the specified number of connections to the target server by producing a digital signature prefixed with n zeros.

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