[Slightly OT] Theoretical classification of Tor

eugen gmail eugenrn at gmail.com
Tue Jun 17 06:34:46 UTC 2008

--- F. Fox wrote:

> Something I've been thinking about: On a theoretical basis, how would
> Tor's architecture be classified?

> Two extremes of the scale I'm talking about would be:

> * Fully centralized, like plain ol' client/server;
> * Fully decentralized, which Gnutella comes close to.

Maybe you could think of it like this: 
If someone evil can shutdown Tor, then Tor is centralized, if not then it is

I know too little to answer that...

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