Cannot Download Bridges

Scott Bennett bennett at
Wed Apr 7 09:49:49 UTC 2010

     On Tue, 6 Apr 2010 11:29:57 +0200 Mitar <mmitar at> wrote:
>On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 10:58 AM, Scott Bennett <bennett at> wrote:
>> It wouldn't be airtight, to be sure, but it would
>> greatly shrink the window of opportunity for censors to cut bridge users
>> off from the tor network.
>Of course censors could also just connect to the Tor and use this
>hidden service to learn about other bridges. Even again and again
>request new bridges (pretending the previous ones are unreachable) and
>thus gain the knowledge of all bridges.
     And that would be different from our current situation exactly how?
Besides, hidden services are **S--L--O--W**, which discourages that sort
of thing anyway.

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