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Re: [tor-talk] Hidden services, what is recommended

On 08/26/2014 06:47 AM, Martin S wrote:
> 2014-08-26 13:50 GMT+02:00 Griffin Boyce <griffin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>> Actually, what you're describing are some of the more common uses
>> of hidden services.  Some people run xmpp or irc servers as hidden
>> services to have truly private chat among their friends (plus you
>> can run a web client like qwebirc).  A human rights nonprofit
>> recently asked me to set up a PGP public key server as a hidden
>> service.
> Which would too a part describe our organisation too ... good to
> know it's being done.
>> Lots of people run cozy.io instances as hidden services for
>> "personal clouds" calendar, contacts, task list, documents etc.
> We run an ownCloud server so I have experience with that. Unless 
> anyone knows anything to deter me I'd use that, but still, again,
> good to know it's being done!
>> For audio chat, Mumble does okay.  I probably wouldn't recommend it
>> as an enterprise solution when used over Tor, but it's pretty good
>> when using it in push-to-talk mode.
> We're pretty small so it might work (150 in organisation + partners 
> then and not many would be using it at the same time) - only 
> experience I have with Mumble though is as a game communication tool 
> for Eve Online =)

You might find the thread "Free Decentralized VOIP over Tor" (15-17 Aug)
of interest. Linphone (using standard SIP protocol) apparently works
well via OnionCat.

> Thanks for your thoughts!
> /Martin S
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