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Re: [tor-talk] Dutch police break into webservers over hidden services
[I initially sent this just to Mike Cardwell. Sorry about that.]
On 09/09/11 10:36, Gregory Maxwell wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 6:14 AM, Gozu-san <gozu@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Alternatively, one could run Tor on VMs that can only access the
>> internet via OpenVPN-based "anonymity services". OpenVPN clients can be
> OpenVPN-based "anonymity services" ~= snake oil.
Although some are over-hyped, that's a very broad generalization.
> If you're running a hidden service you've already got a perfectly good
> network anonymity service running.
I totally agree. Upon reflection, I get the elegance and wisdom of Mike
Cardwell's guidance. The approach that I suggested, except perhaps with
elaborate implementations that I didn't explain, is clearly inferior. I
apologize to anyone whom I've misled.
FWIW, my comments were colored by considerations re discretely hosting
multiple hidden services. I'll explain that in a new thread.
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