[tor-talk] HORNET onion routing design

aka akademiker1 at googlemail.com
Tue Jul 28 15:36:08 UTC 2015

Atm CPU is the bottleneck as Tor routers can't keep up with path lookups
crypto. Padding messages to consume more unused bandwidth to make
netflow correlation attacks more difficult makes sense.

Seth David Schoen wrote:
> Has anybody looked at the new HORNET system?
> http://arxiv.org/abs/1507.05724v1
> It's a new onion routing design that seems to call for participation
> by clients, servers, and network-layer routers; in exchange it claims
> extremely good performance and scalability results.
> I think it also calls for the use of network-layer features that aren't
> present in today's Internet, so it might be hard to get a practical
> deployment up and running at the moment.

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