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Re: tor and p2p
On Wednesday 24 January 2007 20:49, Roger Dingledine wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 24, 2007 at 07:25:13PM +0000, Robert Hogan wrote:
> > Has there been any thought, specc-ing in this direction? Anything that
> > could sheds some light on the technical issues that would need to be
> > addressed? Or is there something in the tor design which would make any
> > attempt to build anonymous p2p on top of it unfeasible?
> There's lots of work left before Tor is in a position for most users
> to be servers.
> Hope that helps,
My hosting provider blackholed my mail for a 24 hour period so I've had to
read all the replies on the archive.
Thanks for the links and input, though I did get one or two responses which
misinterpreted me as suggesting the current tor network be used for anon p2p.
Perish the thought!
One final dumb question. The torify-ing wiki says:
"BitTorrent is already using a mechanism similiar to Tor to communicate with
other peers. "
Is this referring to DHT? Is it really that similar?
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