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Re: [tor-talk] HTTPS to hidden service unecessary?

On Mon, Jul 9, 2012 at 10:49 PM, Juenca R <juenca@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> >T or HS provide end-to-end encryption, however imho SSL it still maybe
> > useful if:
> >
> > - You use a Tor Gateway (for example in a Lan or WiFi) to reach the
> > .onion darknet space and you don't want to trust your Tor Gateway or
> > your Lan
> good point. but don't most regular users install Tor on their PC so it's
> local, no gateway?

 It still needs work, but they do exist.

In general it's just better practice and safer to provide end-to-end
encryption. There are very few reasons not to use TLS.
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