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Re: [tor-talk] Hidden service persistent connections

Memory Vandal <memvandal@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Hi,
> Are client connections to a hidden service .onion address that do not
> disconnect for hours safe?
> It may be a big file download or multiple keep-alive transactions that uses
> the established connection over and over for lets say few hours.
> If its not safe then what should be the max time a connection to .onion
> service should get disconnected so that it uses a new circuit when it
> reconnects?

What kind of attacks are you worried about? I don't see any serious
threats for onion service clients when it comes to long lasting connections.
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