[hashcash] Re: Announcing WebHashcash
David Schneider-Joseph wrote:
- From: "Eric S. Johansson" <esj@xxxxxxxxxx>
- To: hashcash@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Wed, 06 Apr 2005 08:26:10 -0400
I'm pleased to officially announce WebHashcash, a Java-based
implementation of Hashcash which works completely transparently on any
collaborative web site.
The WebHashcash site includes simple step-by-step instructions for
installation onto your site:
fandiddlytastic. the immediate thought that comes to my mind is as a
barrier to submissions on blog comment spam. I think I would probably
set things up so that comments in the first three days would be
unimpeded but beyond that, increasing values of stamps would be used for
The reason for this logic is that spammers are using content entries in
blogs to place their spam and make it increasingly visible by a search
engines. Typically they target old entries that aren't watched to do
their dirty work.
on a related out, here's an experimental engine for calculating zombies
necessary to overwhelm a proof of work defense. after it and some
related writings are finished, I'm going to move them to the camram site.
share and enjoy
The result of the duopoly that currently defines "competition" is that
prices and service suck. We're the world's leader in Internet
technology - except that we're not.
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