Bram Cohen bram at bitconjurer.org
Wed Oct 2 00:05:29 UTC 2002

Nick Mathewson wrote:

> Users run a local nameserver that doesn't actually do DNS queries. 
> Instead, it hands out randomly generated IP addresses in some unused
> address space, and remembers which hostname it associated with which
> IP.  Later, when the socks4 proxy sees one of these addresses, it
> re-maps it to the original hostname.

Why do you need to generate random IP addresses? Once you're going through
the proxy everything is safe anyway, the problem is that DNS lookups are


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