This is a redo of an earlier idea, based on comments. Low sec gates going into high sec (only those) are guarded by empire navy. (they may not leave the grid) This will lure more people to low sec. But there is also a benefit for Pirates as a coordinated pirate corp can kill these navy ships and loot their wrecks for rare components and tags. After some time replacement ships along with reinforcements (who may leave ...more »
In low sec only the gates going into high sec should be guarded by weak Concord ships that can be destroyed by a coordinated corp. These weak concord ships should drop tags and components that are rare in low sec. Replacement concord ships along with reinforcements will after enough time has elapsed for salvage. So after salvage pirates should leave the system asap. Concord reinforcements will remain in system for 30 ...more »
Create Large Smuggle Gates. These should link to distant low sec pockets, can be used as massive short cuts through the Eve universe.
Edit (21-july-2010): Removed scanning requirement