Ping21: Earn Bitcoin by Monitoring Uptime and Latency

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Mar 16, 2016 · 6 min read

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How to buy and sell ping21

21 buy url ping21/buypings --data '{"n": 3, "website": "bitcoin.org"}'

{
"pings": [
{
"ping": [
"PING www.bitcoin.org (208.64.123.130) 64(92) bytes of data.",
"72 bytes from 208.64.123.130: icmp_seq=1 ttl=47 time=235 ms",
"72 bytes from 208.64.123.130: icmp_seq=2 ttl=47 time=252 ms",
"72 bytes from 208.64.123.130: icmp_seq=3 ttl=47 time=237 ms",
"--- www.bitcoin.org ping statistics ---",
"3 packets transmitted, 3 received, 0% packet loss, time 2122ms",
"rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 235.600/241.684/252.363/7.586 ms"
],
"server": {
"city": "San Jos\u00e9",
"country": "CR",
"hostname": "ip39-154-64-186.ct.co.cr",
"ip": "186.64.154.39",
"loc": "9.9333,-84.0833",
"org": "AS52228 Cable Tica",
"region": "Provincia de San Jose"
}
},
{
"ping": [
"PING www.bitcoin.org (208.64.123.130) 64(92) bytes of data.",
"72 bytes from 208.64.123.130: icmp_seq=1 ttl=46 time=89.5 ms",
"72 bytes from 208.64.123.130: icmp_seq=2 ttl=46 time=90.0 ms",
"72 bytes from 208.64.123.130: icmp_seq=3 ttl=46 time=91.8 ms",
"--- www.bitcoin.org ping statistics ---",
"3 packets transmitted, 3 received, 0% packet loss, time 2002ms",
"rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 89.557/90.501/91.869/1.020 ms"
],
"server": {
"city": "Montreal",
"country": "CA",
"hostname": "modemcable018.51-59-74.mc.videotron.ca",
"ip": "74.59.51.18",
"loc": "45.5115,-73.5683",
"org": "AS5769 Videotron Telecom Ltee",
"postal": "H2X",
"region": "Quebec"
}
},
{
"ping": [
"PING bitcoin.org (208.64.123.130) 64(92) bytes of data.",
"72 bytes from 208.64.123.130: icmp_seq=1 ttl=56 time=108 ms",
"72 bytes from 208.64.123.130: icmp_seq=2 ttl=56 time=103 ms",
"72 bytes from 208.64.123.130: icmp_seq=3 ttl=56 time=108 ms",
"--- bitcoin.org ping statistics ---",
"3 packets transmitted, 3 received, 0% packet loss, time 2002ms",
"rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 103.590/106.659/108.227/2.203 ms"
],
"server": {
"provider": "Comcast",
"public_ip": "70.11.205.209",
"state": "New Jersey",
"city": "Browns Mills",
"zip_code": "08015"
}
}
]
}
git clone https://github.com/21dotco/ping21.git
cd ping21
sudo pip3 install -r requirements.txt
python3 ping21-server.py &21 publish submit manifest.yaml -p ‘name=”Joe Smith” email=”joe@example.com” price=”1000" host=”AUTO” port=”6002"’

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