Although I don’t mind people using botnets to let the SAFE Network grow, there is a problem. What if later we have 100K normal users and a 100M botnet providing resources? Even worse if this botnet gets taken offline. SAFEcoin will be free money for all the people who can farm (even more so, if it’s not your computer/resources). We all want to see the SAFE Network grow, but a human powered natural growth seems more beneficial to us all.
Should the SAFE Network charge 1 SAFEcoin/100Gb before people can start farming? It would prevent farmer whales from giving resources that don’t give any guarantee to the SAFE Network. Resources will be offline sometimes, but if your farming is linked to your publicID all should be good. On small devices farming could be free of charge, because generally they won’t carry the weight of the network, I think.
We’ve talked about this in the past, captcha on the Demo app could also help with an automated script publicID squatting. This will maybe also create a even playground for all, who want to turn this into a job.
Nothing is guaranteed, but if we can secure the SAFE Network through real people who knows.