[tor-talk] Will Quantum computing be the end of Tor and all Privacy?

Seth David Schoen schoen at eff.org
Sun Nov 27 18:01:48 UTC 2016

hikki at Safe-mail.net writes:

> So, where does this put Tor, encryption and general privacy? Shouldn't we 
> start preparing ourselves for the inevitable privacy apocalypse?

People have been working on this for years, and they're making good


Notably, Google has even experimentally deployed a PQ ciphersuite
in Chrome (that uses elliptic-curve cryptography in parallel with
Alkim et al.'s "new hope" algorithm).


If this works well and research continues to support this approach,
it should be standardized as a ciphersuite in TLS.

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