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Re: P2P wanted?

On Fri, Dec 23, 2005 at 11:21:34PM -0400, Matt Thorne wrote:
> I know that no one wants to do this, but out of curiosity could a tit
> for tat mechanism be built into the tor client? I realize that this
> wouldn't be desirable, just curiosity.

Those who don't search the or-talk archives are condemned to repeat
them.  :)

Check out the march 2005 archive at
and the thread called "exit node only server."

In particular, I talk a bit about why you don't really mean
tit-for-tat, and why it's hard, and why you might want to do it anyway
in   http://archives.seul.org/or/talk/Mar-2005/msg00031.html
and  http://archives.seul.org/or/talk/Mar-2005/msg00030.html

Paul Syverson offers an important reference at

And be sure to check out the rest of the thread too!

Hope this is interesting,
Nick Mathewson

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