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OP1: A "big red button" for the Internet

Lampson's paper describes Bob Morris's "big red button" idea as an example of how users can cooperate with the system to apply the "shed load" principle in a way that improves QoS: when the user pushes that button, the user either receives higher QoS or gets booted from the system (thereby improving the QoS for other users). In other words, pushing the button has one of two possible outcomes: better QoS or complete loss of service.

Could one develop a "big red button" to be usefully employed by Internet users? If yes, present the design of such a mechanism, including the changes (if any) that you'd need to make to the Internet. If not, explain why.