Analysis for ALTO privacy and load issues

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The goal of Application-Layer Traffic Optimization (ALTO) is to provide guidance to applications, which have to select one or several hosts from a set of candidates, which are able to provide the desired resource. Now the members in alto group propose many solutions, such as P4P and PROXIDOR. These solutions still have unsolved problems regarding privacy and workload. The privacy and load issues are crucial aspects for the benefits of ISP and P2P.This draft is to do a comparative study to analyze and compare the privacy and workload of several existing solutions, hence to provide guidance in order to improve, optimize and deploy the protocol.


Yan Wang (
Song Yongchao (
Mach Chen (

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