The Lot49 protocol builds on concepts and technology developed for the Bitcoin Lightning Network to incentivize data delivery in a global decentralized mesh communication network. Lot49 aims to use bitcoin based micropayments to drive the bottom-up adoption of this network by incentivizing people to provide coverage and capacity where and when it is needed.
Welcome to a world where you can sell your bandwidth, and tweak thresholds as you go. A step towards other people not abusing your data.
Fun fact: In '98 @hettinga already philosophized about "routers saving enough micromoney out of switching income to buy a copy of themselves". https://t.co/hAhh90ZSTp