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Re: VoIP, Tor and Zfone by Phillip Zimmermann?
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- Subject: Re: VoIP, Tor and Zfone by Phillip Zimmermann?
- From: Anothony Georgeo <anogeorgeo@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 16 May 2006 08:15:00 -0700 (PDT)
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--- Michael Holstein <michael.holstein@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> The latency would make the call entirely unworkable.
> Anothony Georgeo wrote:
> > Good day,
> > I was thinking of routing a VoIP call (SIP
> > via. a VoIP client into Phillip Zimmermann's new
> > "Zfone" (
> > http://www.philzimmermann.com/EN/zfone/index.html
> > then into Tor before the VoIP call reaches the
> > party(s).
When I was growing up we didn't have a telephone, we
used a CB-radio to communicate. Yes, I'm old and we
lived out in the country.
I rather enjoy using a CD-radio and I assume the
latency of a VoIP call through Tor would be comparable
to the latency of a CB-radio converstaion [especially
with those accustomed to telephones! ;-) ].
As long as the latency is not so long that I forget
the content of the converstion I am happy. I have
learned to be happy giving up speed for privacy.
I assume many other people would agree that a slow,
anonymous and encrypted VoIP call is better than
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