Path-spec - fast circuits

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Mon Feb 15 05:16:28 UTC 2010

On 14 February 2010 03:15, Scott Bennett <bennett at> wrote:

> >But one big problem is that you have no guarantee whatsoever that I'm
> >telling you the truth about my measurements.  See for example Kevin
> >Bauer et al's "Low Resource Routing Attacks Against Tor."
>      Yes, I've understood that from the outset, but I haven't seen any
> evidence that such abuse is actually happening.

Tor isn't just designed to be resilient to attacks that are actually being
employed. It is designed to be resistant to theoretical attacks too - as
well it should be. Indeed: complaining that we're protecting against
attacks, but nobody is using them is like saying `I bought this expensive
umbrella, but then I didn't even get wet.':
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