andrewchen writes "Can poisoning peer to peer networks really work? Business 2.0 picked up my research paper from Slashdot
and wrote an article about it. In my paper, I argue that P2P networks may have an inherent "tipping point" that can be triggered without stopping 100% of the nodes on the network, using a model borrowed from biological systems. For those who think they have a technical solution to the problem, I outlined a few problems with the obvious solutions (moderation, etc.)."
The first time, it's a KLUDGE! The second, a trick.
Later, it's a well-established technique!
-- Mike Broido, Intermetrics