Bandwidth throttling (was Re: Padding)

Matej Pfajfar badbytes at
Fri Jul 5 08:56:46 UTC 2002

> I don't see though (and I may be being thick) how the approach decreases 
> your anonymity on a lightly loaded network. A (passive) attacker can 
> observe that a connection is being made by some party but it can't tell 
> which route the connection takes. 
Addition to the above - I suppose an attacker can find out the bandwidth 
of the connection, which makes this bad. Will think about this some more - 
or even better I'll find out which paper describes this, they must have 
thought about this. 

Matej Pfajfar

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