available hosting resources in direct proportion to demand, incentivize users to join the
network, promote competition and eliminate vendor lock-in, and redistribute cloud profits.
Hosting Providers rent out a useful commodity and must be compensated appropriately,
but clearing a charge in Virginia for CPU time in Mumbai is unscalable. Implementing a
centralized payment system would reintroduce the same cloud-like central congestion points
ActiveAether is designed to combat.