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Re: first hop to entry node, encrypted? sorry for trivial question

On Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 07:17:30AM -0600, Scott Bennett wrote:

> >There is often some confusion as to the definition of an "entry node".
> >The user runs a local Tor proxy, normally on the same machine as their
> >web browser / IM client. Connections between client applications and
> >this local Tor are *not* encrypted.

> The above is incorrect.  tor, whether client or server, expects
> incoming connections to be encrypted.  tor's client side expects SOCKS
> for incoming connections, and SSL is used elsewhere.

Are you saying that the SOCKS connection from my IRC client / Privoxy is

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