7065Re: [decentralization] ANNOUNCING Tahoe, the Lofty Atmospheric Filesystem, v1.5
- Jun 24, 2010Zooko, can operators of storage servers identify whose bundles belong to who?
On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 7:06 AM, Zooko O'Whielacronx <zookog@...> wrote:
> We distinguish "confidentiality", "integrity", and "reliability". In
> Tahoe-LAFS, the owners and operators of the storage servers have no
> ability to violate your confidentiality (read the contents of your
> files without permission) and almost [*] no ability to violate
> integrity (change the contents of your files). They do, collectively,
> have the ability to violate your reliability by going out of business,
> getting disconnected from the Internet, deleting all your data, etc.,
> which is why we add the erasure-coding so that you have a chance to
> get your reliability from an alternate server when some subset of the
> servers are failing.
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