[tor-talk] A "paranoid" question

John Thompson john at stolat.os2.dhs.org
Sat Mar 17 02:19:34 UTC 2012

On 2012-03-16, Raynald <odiseus2012 at gmail.com> wrote:

> How can I trust that the intermediate TOR computers are not really a
> central network for tracking and processing the communications?

You can't. But the only thing the intermediaries only know is the 
previous hop and the next hop. The traffic itself is encrypted, as 
is the originating machine and destination. It's the exit nodes that 
should be a concern, as the traffic is decrypted and passed on to 
the final destination.


-John (john at os2.dhs.org)

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