[tor-dev] Guard node security: ways forward (An update from the dev meeting)

Ian Goldberg iang at cs.uwaterloo.ca
Tue Feb 25 02:35:53 UTC 2014

On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 02:06:39AM +0000, George Kadianakis wrote:
> And because release-early-release-often, here is a graph:
> https://people.torproject.org/~asn/guards/guard_boxplot_4000.png
> The middle boxplot is the probability distribution of our current
> guard selection process (e.g. the most likely to be selected guard
> node is selected with probability ~0.013). The right boxplot is the
> probability distribution we would have if we pruned the guard nodes
> that are slower than 4MB/s. We can see that in that case, the most
> popular guard node has probability of ~0.15 being selected.

You mean 0.015, right?

   - Ian

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