[tor-dev] Memorable onion addresses (was Discussion on the crypto migration plan of the identity keys of Hidden Services)

grarpamp grarpamp at gmail.com
Fri Jun 7 18:40:25 UTC 2013

>> >> This has the side effect of promoting good onion upkeep.
>> Which people might be loathe to do given the recent paper
>> about deanon hidden services seeming to be relatively doable.
>> At least until those issues are solved...
>> > of the system. After 6 months (or so) the naming will stabilize and be
>> > (mostly) consistent month-to-month, but how do we guarantee that a
>> ...not if people are replacing their network address every month.

[perhaps to avoid some small deanon risk till then?]

> This shouldn't be a problem if the service id (onion address) remains
> the same across IP address changes. If the HS is stable then, as far as
> I understand this system, it should maintain its name.

Meant 'network address' refer to onion (the anon system net
addr), not the realworld IP.

>> One such obvious scheme that exists today is your host simply
>> routing packets out its tunnel interfaces resident on respective
>> Tor / I2P / Phantom IPv6 address space to some such services.
>> Then anything, or set of things with unique addressing amongst

>> if they want it... on top of the provided secure network addressing.

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