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Re: [tor-talk] [Bitcoin-development] Tor hidden service support
On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 9:33 AM, Fabio Pietrosanti (naif)
> Is bitcoin software going to incorporate tor binaries within the
> application standard application and automatically create a Tor Hidden
> Service on behalf of end-user?
I hope not — there is no reason to replicate the misguided packaging
design of Tor project's various “bundles” elsewhere.
> Regarding the addressing, why not use directly the .onion address?
Unfortunately, this addressing scheme apparently cannot accommodate
other anonymous networks, such as I2P, that uses 256 bits for its
> They represent in parallel:
> - Routing information (providing a path to the destination)
> - Proof of identity (owning the private RSA key)
The .onion – IPv6 mapping is a bijection, the unique local IPv6
address represents the same information. It apparently even complies
with the RFC, as .onion addresses satisfy the randomness requirement.
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