[tor-talk] VOIP and tor

Mirimir mirimir at riseup.net
Wed Oct 23 06:08:06 UTC 2013

On 10/22/2013 11:42 PM, Matt wrote:

> On Tue, 22 Oct 2013 21:15:46 -0600
> Mirimir <mirimir at riseup.net> wrote:
>> Was there much break-up?
> The sound quality was surprisingly clear in my tests, and I didn't have
> any dropped calls, even over extended periods of time. 
>> I never got around to directly comparing UDP mode via VPN via Tor,
>> versus TCP mode via just Tor. My initial experience convinced me that
>> VoIP and anonymity are entirely incompatible :( 
> I don't think this true at all. If you want to use torsocks and mumble
> together, you may want to try it with dgoulet's new torsocks rewrite. 

I'm referring to voice recognition. Once a resourceful adversary has a
sample of your voice from Mumble, they can match it with intercepts from
POTS, cellphone systems, Skype, Zoom, other VoIP, etc. And it's very
hard to disguise voice effectively.

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