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Re: [tor-talk] Using VPN less safe?

Oskar Wendel:
> Today I thought about something...
> Let's assume that attacker (government) seizes the hidden service and 
> wants to run it and deanonymize its users with traffic correlation.
> Attacker could easily tap into major VPN providers traffic and try to 
> correlate their traffic with hidden service traffic. And there are fewer 
> VPN providers than Tor entry guards (and much less than home connections 
> around the globe).
> Does it mean that routing Tor through a commercial VPN could actually 
> lower the security, compared to routing Tor directly through a home 
> connection? It's in contrast with what many say, that you should use 
> a commercial VPN for extra security.

Why not Tor over Tor? Using a Tor exit to connect to the first hop.
Would require traffic correlating twice.
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