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Re: Hidden service route

* on the Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 05:50:08PM +0100, Karsten Loesing wrote:

>> If I connect to a Tor hidden service am I right in thinking it goes like:
>> Web browser -> Tor client -> Entry Node -> Middle Node -> Hidden Service
> No, that's not how it works. There are 6 nodes between you and the
> hidden service, three chosen by the hidden service, three chosen by you.
> See https://www.torproject.org/hidden-services for a description of the
> hidden service protocol.

Ah, I got that quite wrong. Now I understand, "rendevouz," and why hidden
services through Tor are so much slower than normal services. Thanks.