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Re: [tor-talk] Tor on Kindle 3G?

On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 3:33 AM, hepta tor <heptator@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Amazon offers free internet worldwide through their Kindle 3G
> eReader/tablet (running some embedded Linux), however they proxy all
> the 3G traffic through their servers. Apparently that means that even
> if you try to establish a https connection to some server, it is
> Amazon that establishes that secure connection on your behalf, and all
> the traffic between you and the Amazon proxy can be easily monitored
> by Amazon (which is probably what they are doing anyways). I would
> like to ask if any of you has tried to deploy Tor on Kindle 3G. A more
> general question is whether Tor can be easily deployed on embedded
> linux devices (other than those running Android).
> If to connect to the internet one is forced to use an untrusted proxy,
> can Tor be of any help here? I.e. can Tor encrypt the data and hide
> the final destination from the untrusted proxy while at the same time
> having to pass the data through it?

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