[tor-talk] Encryption on Http

Joe Btfsplk joebtfsplk at gmx.com
Wed May 16 17:57:47 UTC 2012

On 5/16/2012 9:57 AM, tor user22 wrote:
> May be a silly question, but why TOR does not use http traffic encrypted
> with shared key instead of using SSL ( like Your-Freedom project)?
> so encrypted http traffic would be routed through TOR network , this would
> be useful in countries where using SSL or HTTPS is forbidden.
Countries forbid SSL / https ? I did not know that.  But, I guess it 
makes sense in oppressive countries that don't allow any privacy.

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