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Relevant Papers:

Experiences with CoralCDN: A Five-Year Operational View, Michael J. Freedman
- CoralCDN provides a distributed caching layer to handle flash traffic. Many of the challenges CoralCDN encountered (e.g., persistance and trust) are those we hope to surmount.

Incentives Build Robustness in BitTorrent, Bram Cohen
- A study of BT's "tit-for-tat" mechanism and incentives for good behavior.

The Economics of Resisting Censorship, George Danezis and Ross Anderson
- An economic analysis of discretionary, content-aware mirroring vs. more "cryptoanarchistic" systems.

Evading Censorship with Browser-Based Proxies, David Fifeld et al.
- A very recent censorship-resistance system that exploits volunteer servers and browsers.

Ignoring the Great Firewall of China, Richard Clayton, Steven J. Murdoch, and Robert N. M. Watson
- An (outdated, but methodologically interesting) study of Golden Shield.

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