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[tor-talk] Additional hop before connecting to Tor
You often read that the fact you are using Tor is being monitored by the
various intelligence services.
I guess this works by recording which IP addresses connect to known
entry relays and/or directory authorities.
Since you usually also connect to facebook or gmail your identity can be
easily linked to Tor usage.
This is especially true if you have a static IP address.
Currently I use a virtual server in a foreign country which I pay with
Bitcoin. I use an ssh tunnel which I use to make connections to Tor,
i.e. intelligence service see the IP of my server which connects to
known Tor IP addresses.
1. How likely is it that they look at connecting IP addresses to my
server (and identify me)? Probably very likely. Would it help to have
an additional anon server as an additional hop to Tor?
2. Tor traffic has these characteristic traffic signatures (packet size,
timings of packets when idle). Would these also "shine through" the ssh
3. I guess making that server a private bridge will be worse than using
ssh because of these typical Tor traffic patterns.
4. I am also afraid of running a Tor relay on my home internet
connections because all members of my family who share that IP will be
flagged as Tor users...
I am interested to hear your opinions.
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