[tor-dev] Alternate Single Onion Service Designs

Murdoch, Steven s.murdoch at ucl.ac.uk
Tue Nov 17 18:25:46 UTC 2015

On 6 Nov 2015, at 17:36, Alec Muffett <alecm at fb.com<mailto:alecm at fb.com>> wrote:
My plans for Onion scaling are approximately as follows:

1) Remove unnecessary privacy hops / deploy RSOS (in progress)

2) OnionBalance: Merge introduction points (IPs) from multiple daemons into one descriptor (possible issue: there is a hardcoded limit of 3x IPs?)

3) Steven Murdoch / Ceysun Sucu research: Implement distinct OnionBalance descriptors at each (6?) point on the HSDir ring

Ceysun now has a blog post summarising option 3 here:

Full details are in his thesis:

Best wishes,

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