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Internet access for all: assessing a crowdsourced web proxy service in a community network

Author
Dimogerontakis, E.; Meseguer, R.; Navarro, L.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
Passive and Active Measurement
Date of publication
2017
Presentation's date
2017-03
Book of congress proceedings
Passive and Active Measurement. PAM 2017
First page
72
Last page
84
Publisher
Springer
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-54328-4_6 Open in new window
Project funding
Community Networks and Clouds
Network Infraestructure as Commons
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/112929 Open in new window
URL
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-54328-4_6 Open in new window
Abstract
Global access to the Internet for all requires a dramatic reduction in Internet access costs particularly in developing areas. This access is often achieved through several proxy gateways shared across local or regional access networks. These proxies allow individuals or organisations to share the capacity of their Internet connection with other users. We present a measurement study of a crowdsourced Internet proxy service in the guifi.net community network that provides free Web access to a lar...
Citation
Dimogerontakis, E., Meseguer, R., Navarro, L. Internet access for all: assessing a crowdsourced web proxy service in a community network. A: Passive and Active Measurement Conference. "Passive and Active Measurement. PAM 2017". Sydney: Springer, 2017, p. 72-84.
Keywords
Community network, Proxy service, User experience, guifi.net
Group of research
CNDS - Computer Networks and Distributed Systems

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