As I slapped this solution together I got a bad feeling. What if the full node lied to us? I really couldn’t think of a situation in which it would but I just couldn’t shake it.
Put on your night time sunglasses because I have a tale from our cyberpunk future, or present as it may be. How a poorly coded smart contract disrupted an ISP in rural Oregon.
Althea has taken the same base software ISPs use and applied some modern advancements. In short we've stacked our advantages and minimized our overhead to such a degree that we come out even with centralized ISP performance.