[tor-dev] A layered transport

Yawning Angel yawning at schwanenlied.me
Mon Oct 26 08:44:56 UTC 2015

On Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:44:59 +0800
Da Feng <sunspiderx at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi:
>    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.

So... meek (https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/meek),
the basis of which will probably also be used for bridge distribution
purposes in the future.


Yawning Angel
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