Date Added: Sep 2012
One of the world habituated system is P2P in this Files can be shared directly between systems on the network without the need of a central server. In other words, each computer on a P2P network becomes a file server as well as a client. The authors describes the Reputation Systems for P2P networks more ambitious approach to protect the P2P network without using any central component, and thereby harnessing the full benefits of the P2P network. The reputations of the peers are used to determine whether a peer is a malicious peer or a good peer. Once detected, the malicious peers are ostracized from the network as the good peers do not perform any transactions with the malicious peers.