"general badness" AS-based reputation system

Gadi Evron ge at linuxbox.org
Mon Sep 26 08:56:54 CDT 2011


> We tried to outline some of the challenges of building such a system in our NANOG52 presentation:
>
> http://www.merit.edu/networkresearch/papers/pdf/2011/NANOG52_reputation-nanog.pdf
>
> In particular see slide 4. where we tried to lay down what we think the requirements are for a socially acceptable
> reputation system.
>
> With a bit of luck we might be able to announce the release of our system before the next NANOG mtg, but in
> my opinion collating host reputation reports is just a small and the easiest part of the effort.  The key is in
> solving the challenges of allowing (and incentivizing) participation and being robust to false information
> injection.

I've actually encountered a system that was accepted for operational use 
once. Bad data was added at some point (bound to happen) and the system 
was shut down.

Thanks for sharing your slides, keep up the good work!

	Gadi.



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