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    Filecoin Research Roadmap

    Abstract This document describes the Filecoin Research Roadmap for 2017, including background, results achieved so far and to be achieved, known future work, remaining open problems, and more. The works outlined are works in progress, and are published as technical reports in need of further...
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    Filecoin Proof of Replication Technical Report

    Abstract We introduce Proof-of-Replication (PoRep), a new kind of Proof-of-Storage, that can be used to prove that some data D has been replicated to its own uniquely dedicated physical storage. Enforcing unique physical copies enables a verifier to check that a prover is not deduplicating...
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    Filecoin Power Fault Tolerance Technical Report

    Abstract Byzantine Fault Tolerance (BFT) accounts for faults as the number of faulty nodes and is thus cumber- some to apply to many modern decentralized systems. We introduce the Power Fault Tolerance (PFT) model, which reframes BFT in terms of participants’ influence over the outcome of a...
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    Filecoin Whitepaper - Cryptocurrency Operated File Storage Network

    Abstract The internet is in the middle of a revolution: centralized proprietary services are being replaced with decentralized open ones; trusted parties replaced with verifiable computation; brittle location addresses replaced with resilient content addresses; inefficient monolithic services...