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Re: tor and p2p

Yes, that's it. I'm sure it's not a new idea, but the few times I've seen P2P discussed within Tor, the discussion centers around the amount of traffic exiting the network instead of doing what it would take to run a P2P network completely within Tor.

On Jan 24, 2007, at 5:18 PM, Patrick Hooker wrote:

eweb101 wrote:
The section on Bandwidth and filesharing seems to be dealing with exit
nodes. What I'm suggesting is that content is contained within the Tor
network so exit nodes are not used at all.

What I don't know is if the non-exit nodes in the Tor network are
bandwidth-constrained. If there is extra capacity in the middle or
entry nodes, P2P may be a good way to fill that capcacity.
To help clarify things, it sounds like you're wondering if file sharing
could function as a hidden service inside the tor network?