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Package: hashcash @ 1.22

Synopsis

Denial-of-service countermeasure

Description

Hashcash is a proof-of-work algorithm, which has been used as a denial-of-service countermeasure technique in a number of systems.

A hashcash stamp constitutes a proof-of-work which takes a parametrizable amount of work to compute for the sender. The recipient can verify received hashcash stamps efficiently.

This package contains a command-line tool for computing and verifying hashcash stamps.

Home page
https://www.hashcash.org/
Location
gnu/packages/networking.scm (line: 3805, column: 2)
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