Bram Cohen bram at bitconjurer.org
Tue Oct 1 22:00:01 UTC 2002

Roger Dingledine wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 01, 2002 at 02:24:16PM +0100, Andrei Serjantov wrote:
> > What is the current proposal on how to do DNS? I take it Mozilla does it
> > before anything else and thus reveals the hostname to the outside world at
> > the moment?
> That is correct.
> The current proposal is to modify all applications to use socks4a or to
> pass the hostname to the socks server rather than resolve it first. And
> that's not a very good proposal.

How about running a DNS server on localhost which uses tor and having
users use it as their machine-wide DNS server?


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