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[tor-talk] Why is 'Wgm' (middle-relay-for-guard weight) not zero?
to your text
> it seems that middle relays have a weight equal to guard relays when guard selection occurs [...]
> ... understand the purpose
there are several possible answers for such a purpose
Improving Tor's anonymity by changing guard parameters
On the Effectiveness of Traffic Analysis Against Anonymity Networks Using Flow Records
to your subject
" For all circuits, we weight node selection according to router bandwidth."
if a node's weight is zero there might be not enough router bandwidth for (another) Tor user
you don't want to be the only Tor user who isn't squeezed out of this circuit and have to remain for a deanonymization attack
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