On 3/28/19,dns1983@xxxxxxxxxx <dns1983@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I think you are affected by cognitive bias.
Tor is effected by lack of external thought.
You are blindly looking only for bad things.
Your adversaries are assuredly looking at those things and more.
If you are not looking at them, you're done in mate.
Of course the network is not perfect, but is the best we have
That's apologist talk to avoid clean slate researching
and creating better architectures, even to the
then at that point possibly legit point of being
able to actually make that declaration.
and we should make our best to improve it.
Tor is and will always be 20 year old architecture
from time before current adversary models were
say matured if not known. Tor's relatively
simple and effectively static with only marginal
improvements left. And has outright traded off
and/or discarded design models that others
might not today. (And obviously Tor arch cannot
be substantially changed while still calling itself Tor.)
Before declaring Tor sufficient against today threats
you need to analyse it against today threats
vs new networks being research and deploy
against today threats.
trying to delegitimate everything.
Those concerned with messengers vs
messages are prone to miss some dead canaries.