Peer to peer

bijok_adam | 更新日: May 24, 2020
Peer-to-peer (P2P) protocols are a type of communication architecture where each and every participations of the member are nodes of the network, without the need for central coordination by servers or stable hosts. One of the cetral tenets of designing a cryptocurrency protocol is that the network has to be peer-to-peer, making the network anti-fragile and without a central point of failure. Other P2P network includes Webtorrents, TOR, Mesh Networks and others.

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