[tor-dev] Scaling tor for a global population

Thomas White thomaswhite at riseup.net
Tue Sep 30 00:14:45 UTC 2014

It would be trivial for a multimillion dollar organisation to sybil
attack Tor even as it stands right now.

On 30/09/2014 01:12, Ryan Carboni wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 4:36 PM, isis <isis at torproject.org> wrote:
>> Ryan Carboni transcribed 1.1K bytes:
>>> There's one issue if you remove all the small relays, only relays run by
>>> the NSA will be around. Not many people have access to multi-megabit
>> upload
>>> speeds. And those that do might also be using bittorrent.
>> I'm quite certain that I'm definitely not the NSA, and I run a multi
>> megabyte
>> exit relay:
> You're missing the point. It would be trivial for a multibillion dollar
> organization to sybil attack Tor if you add excessive restrictions.
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