Single hop connections?

Carsten Krüger C.Krueger at
Fri Jun 26 18:21:12 UTC 2009

Hello Damian,

> Tor caters to several different audiences. For individuals that want Tor for
> counter-censorship rather than privacy (ex. Chinese users) single-hop
> circuits make a lot of sense, IMHO.


1. some exit nodes could be operated by chinese government, if it's
single hop the node knows origin and destination and the chinese user
goes to jail.
2. It's easy to blacklist all exit nodes, because of this entry guard
nodes are introduced to tor


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