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Re: Instead of only bashing tor, why not discuss the alternatives?



On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 11:44:16AM +0300, Georgi Guninski wrote:
> Instead of only bashing tor, why not discuss the alternatives and move
> to something allegedly better?
> 
> Certainly some advanced attack and/or backdoor will screw them all.
> 
> For a start, I would like to know:
> 
> 1. What are alternatives to tor (possibly with less functionality)?

from the top of my head:
dissent,
riffle,
i2p,
mixminion
pynchon-gate
percy++

> 2. Is the alternative known to be in bed with shady stuff like TLAs?
> 3. Did they have braindamaged bugs (like debian's openssl memset())?
> 4. What is their security/anonymity bug history?
> 5. To what attacks they are known to be vulnerable?
> 6. To what attacks they are conjectured to be immune?
> 
> As an aside, I heard critique of Riffle: MIT are allegedly in bed with
> USA. Don't know it this makes sense or not.
> 
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