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Does the network achieve a 'quiet state' or is it busy even once it has been synchronized?

Looking at the Java active threads in the IRI and assuming that the network has properly distributed all new transactions through the gossip & request processes, Does it enter a state of rest? Or ...
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Can the network get hung such that a new transaction can't properly infiltrate all nodes?

Given: All actors use the reference IRI software All the IRI P-PROBABILITY settings are stock The entire internet works flawlessly Can the network freeze from gossip-failure? Can the IRI not send ...
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What is the typical network transaction amplification rate?

With IOTA, every neighbor, either directly or by request, is required to share the transactions it receives with its neighbors in order to ensure that the entire network sees all transactions ...
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How is the Gossip Protocol, which is used by IOTA, classified?

Wikipedia says: It is useful to distinguish three prevailing styles of gossip protocol: Dissemination protocols (or rumor-mongering protocols). Event dissemination protocols ...