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Analysis of the web proxy service of a community network: Guifi.net

Author
Vega, D.; Meseguer, R.; Navarro, L.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
XXII Jornadas de Concurrencia y Sistemas Distribuidos
Date of publication
2014
Presentation's date
2014-06
Book of congress proceedings
XXII Jornadas de Concurrencia y Sistemas Distribuidos: 11-13 de junio de 2014: Morella (Castellón)
First page
47
Last page
64
Project funding
A Community networking Cloud in a box
Community Networks Testbed for the Future Internet
Abstract
This paper presents an analysis of the web proxy service of Guifi.net, a free, neutral and open access Wireless Community Network consisting of more than 24,000 operational nodes. The service is composed of around a hundred of web proxy servers at diverse network locations where spare Internet capacity is offered by individual service providers. Access is based on authentication credentials that are federated. The study presents a characterization based on measurements from the 93 proxy servers ...
Group of research
CNDS - Computer Networks and Distributed Systems

Participants