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Re: OnionCat -- An IP-Transparent TOR Hidden Service Connector

--- On Sun, 6/22/08, Bernhard Fischer <bf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> OnionCat creates a transparent IPv6 layer on top of
> TOR's hidden services. It transmits any kind of 
> IP-based data transparently through the TOR network 
> on  a location hidden basis.  You can think of it as 
> a point-to-multipoint VPN between hidden services.

Interesting idea for sure!

One could imagine an ISP providing a catonion router service to its customers that would perform such a translation as a service to its customers giving them access to hidden services without requiring tor.  Obviously this would only be valuable if those customers did not require anonymity themselves.