Proof-of-Work as Anonymous Micropayment: Rewarding a Tor Relay

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Biryukov, Alex; Pustogarov, Ivan;
(2015)
  • Subject: : Computer science [C05] [Engineering, computing & technology] | Tor | mining pool | proof of work | crypto-currency | micropayment | : Sciences informatiques [C05] [Ingénierie, informatique & technologie]
    acm: ComputerSystemsOrganization_COMPUTER-COMMUNICATIONNETWORKS | ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDSOCIETY | ComputerApplications_COMPUTERSINOTHERSYSTEMS

In this paper we propose a new micropayments scheme which can be used to reward Tor relay operators. Tor clients do not pay Tor relays with electronic cash directly but submit proof of work shares which the relays can resubmit to a crypto-currency mining pool. Relays cr... View more
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