Bandwidth throttling (was Re: Padding)
badbytes at freehaven.net
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.
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