[tor-talk] Guard Selection

Kevin Gallagher kcg295 at nyu.edu
Fri Feb 24 22:40:57 UTC 2017

Thanks! Another question:

Is the path selection document at the root of that repo current?

Thanks again,


On 02/24/2017 05:18 PM, nusenu wrote:
> Depending on what tor version you are interested in you might also look
> at prop 271 [1].
> From the changelog of
>   o Major features (guard selection algorithm):
>     - Tor's guard selection algorithm has been redesigned from the
>       ground up, to better support unreliable networks and restrictive
>       sets of entry nodes, and to better resist guard-capture attacks by
>       hostile local networks. Implements proposal 271; closes
>       ticket 19877.
> [1]
> https://gitweb.torproject.org/torspec.git/tree/proposals/271-another-guard-selection.txt

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