[tor-dev] A layered transport
dstainton415 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 26 08:15:44 UTC 2015
What is this front tier?
Why would we want to use cryptographic protocols for bridges that
violate the end to end principal?
On Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 8:44 AM, Da Feng <sunspiderx at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've discovered that the GFW normally doesn't block https
> protocols. We can use a https front tier to distribute connections to
> actual bridges. The front tier encrypts an internal address identifier
> with its private key (no matching public key or public algorithm) and
> returns to user the encrypted identifier, part of which also includes
> the user's chosen password. Then when submitting requests, the user
> encrypt again with his password the items such as his timestamp,
> broswer headers. The request line to https server is no different from
> an ordinary one and include both the user encrypted item and front
> tier encrypted item. After the connection is established, data is
> relayed inside https between bridge and user.
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