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I have been reading about Bitcoin routing attacks and I'm wondering how things differ with Ripple. Quick summary of what I read: Bitcoin uses a general gossip protocol which broadcasts all transactions to the network. Internet routing infrastructure is insecure and can easily be manipulated by attackers to intercept Bitcoin traffic. Bitcoin messages are exchanged in clear text and without integrity checks, any (malicious) third-party on the forwarding path can eavesdrop, drop, modify, inject, or delay Bitcoin messages. Bitcoin is extremely centralized from an Internet routing perspec