[tor-talk] A question about hidden services and tor in general

Andrea Shepard andrea at torproject.org
Sat Nov 2 09:55:06 UTC 2013

On Sat, Nov 02, 2013 at 05:49:57AM -0400, Roger Dingledine wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 02, 2013 at 02:45:51AM -0700, Andrea Shepard wrote:
> > There's a whole circuit between the HS and the rendezvous point.  You'd
> > have the same problem as trying to deanonymize a client from a subverted
> > exit node.
> Actually, technically, the analogy would be trying to deanonymize a
> client from a subverted website.
> The Tor client running the hidden service picks its own three hops,
> so it's
> HS -> Guard -> Middle -> Middle -> Rendpoint <- Middle <- Guard <- Client

Ah! Silly me commenting without looking at the damn code...

Andrea Shepard
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