[tor-dev] The case for Tor-over-QUIC

Fabio Pietrosanti - Lists lists at infosecurity.ch
Mon Mar 26 09:52:46 UTC 2018

I would like to add and advocate that, whatever a network protocol
upgrade will be done, Tor should starts supporting NAT traversal for
it's relay, enabling users to contribute also without a "public ip
address" .

Enabling NATted users to become Tor Relay would increase the baseline of

Protocols for NAT Traversal are used since +10 years in VoIP network
stacks successfully:

ICE - Internet Connectivity Establishment


NAT Traversal Practices for Client-Server SIPĀ 



On 24/03/2018 00:18, Mike Perry wrote:
> In Rome, I held a session about network protocol upgrades. My intent was
> to cover the switch to two guards, conflux, datagram transports, and
> QUIC. We ended up touching only briefly on everything but QUIC, but we
> went into enough depth on QUIC itself that it was a worthwhile and very
> productive session.
> Our notes are here:
> https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/org/meetings/2018Rome/Notes/FutureTorNetworkProtocolUpgrades

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