How does tor encrypt my data?

Dominik Schaefer schaedpq2 at
Tue Jan 29 09:28:46 UTC 2008

孙超 schrieb:
> That is to say: the exit node we choose must be trustable in keeping my 
> privacy?
Similar to what F. Fox wrote yesterday:
If you don't use end-to-end encryption (e.g. https, pop3s, imaps, ssh, and/or 
own encryption (e.g. gnupg)), you trust the exit node and all systems in 
between the exit node and your destination server.
Like always, if you surf the web unencrypted. Tor only helps you to stay 
anonymous. The exit node, destination and systems in between cannot easily 
identify you if you don't send (personal) information, which can identify you, 
but they can read and change the transported data.

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