On P2P, VPN, and DDOS — When a P2P service, such as a Blockchain, gets attacked by DDOS

P2P basics

What are a P2P split and a Blockchain Fork?

When a small P2P network is attacked with a DDOS

Why does leaving some nodes in a VPN and routing P2P requests via gateway servers to the rest of the public network doesn’t work?

Why has nobody ever managed to DDOS the Bitcoin blockchain?

What is the suggested solution?

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