Proposal: Two Hop Paths

Fabian Keil freebsd-listen at
Mon Jun 4 18:36:38 UTC 2007

Mike Perry <mikeperry at> wrote:

> Thus spake Fabian Keil (freebsd-listen at
> > Mike Perry <mikeperry at> wrote:
> > >   The idea is that users should be able to choose if they would like
> > >   to have either two or three hop paths through the tor network.
> > > 
> > >   This value should be modifiable from the controller, and should be
> > >   available from Vidalia.
> > 
> > Did you consider (and reject) making the hop count also changeable
> > through special host names so HTTP users could change it depending
> > on the URL, or would that be an anonymity problem?
> I had not considered this. It seems OK, though historically adding
> suffixes to urls seems to not work very well in several cases if there
> isn't something to scrub the suffix out (like privoxy ;).

Somehow that's a limitation I can live with.

> I put it as Phase 6 of the proposal in SVN.


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