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Re: [tor-talk] OT: Bitmessage
Anthony, you describe BitMail - http://bitmail.sf.net not, BitMessage,
please dont mix it up! Regards Tom
On Sat, Jan 30, 2016 at 3:06 AM, Anthony Papillion <anthony@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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> On 01/29/2016 07:05 AM, anonymous coward wrote:
> > Good day (again),
> > what do you think about Bitmessage? Could it be, Bitmessage gives
> > you some anonymity even without using TOR due to the way it works?
> > CouldnÂt TOR be extended in a way to work like Bitmessage? I guess
> > BM is like a mesh or P2P thing, wouldnÂt adding such a technology
> > enhance TOR?
> As I understand it, Bitmessage can prevent an attack that reveals
> /with whom/ you communicate but not /that/ you've communicated. It's a
> step deeper than, say, using GnuPG. That works for many people in many
> cases. However, there might be times when you want to hide, at least
> "fairly locally" /that/ you've communicated and that's when BM falls down.
> Additionally, the crypto of BM has never been properly verified as I
> recall so we can't be sure how secure it actually is. With that alone,
> all we can really say is that BM is a great idea that may or may not
> protect users but could go further.
> Overall though, I love the concept.
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