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Re: [tor-talk] Tor4

On Tue, Mar 06, 2018 at 06:06:21AM -0500, Anon Hyde wrote:
> I've poor slow english and apologize for any possible inaccuracies. Who is
> "shill"?

This isn't related to your below question, and it's not related to Tor,
so this topic should be dropped.

	"A shill, also called a plant or a stooge, is a person who publicly
	helps or gives credibility to a person or organization without
	disclosing that they have a close relationship with the person or


> I mean the Tor has better design for secure data exchange at this moment,
> and any "Talk" can be build on the onion at several days, even hours. It is
> a surprise me almost complete absence of special (using onion address)
> applications. Most famous the TorChat has last edited in 2012. Nobody needs
> something or what?

There is much need and want for more applications using onion services.

Yes, TorChat gained popularity (mostly due to its name) but it was never
a program the community was comfortable promoting or using. Recently,
Richocet has become a popular application for communicating. OnionShare
is also widely used. There are email providers using onion services, as


> I want to draw the community's attention to IPFS.io . This excellent
> technology could be used for the new Tor. Obviously, she has a strong lack
> of secrecy, for another hand for Tor would be very useful to get more
> properties of P2P. It would be great to combine them. On RAM-fs can work
> fast enough.

Indeed, IPFS is an interesting project. It gained support for using
onion services, too. The last comment is very important:

"We want to get all of IPFS and libp2p audited before we start
encouraging people to use it with TOR. Unfortunately, this will take a

Although it would've been nice if they correctly spelled Tor.


> if I would be have a copy of the file from another Tor-user, I do not need
> to go outside
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