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Re: [OT] mitigating or defeating syntax analysis

On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 08:37:13AM -0400, Roger Dingledine wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 12:04:05PM -0700, scar wrote:
> > i hope that's clear enough.  so, Tor can help defeat network traffic
> > analysis.  now, how can the anonymous user (or, more accurately,
> > talker/writer/blogger) mitigate or defeat this syntax analysis?  are
> > there any scholarly papers or websites with this information, or at
> > least talking more about syntax analysis (perhaps there is a more proper
> > technical term)?
> http://freehaven.net/anonbib/#rao-pseudonymity is another interesting
> read.

The Wikipedia "Stylometry" article is also not totally useless here.

Also, this should be obvious, but it's important to test any approach
you consider adopting here against actual stylometry tools and
techniques.  Some of the suggestions on this thread are plausible,
whereas others are pretty unsuitable to resisting the more successful
approaches in this field.