Our nameless project.

davidroman96 davidroman96 at gmail.com
Sat May 31 05:32:15 PDT 2014

El 31/05/14 13:57, Meredith L. Patterson escribió:
> On Sat, May 31, 2014 at 01:24:14PM +0200, davidroman96 wrote:
>> I want to present an idea to improve anonymity and privacy on the
>> intrernet that me and my companion are building.
> [...]
>> We have "tested" it in a small group of people and for this reason we
>> can not say if it works or not, but in theory it works!
> No, in proof of concept it moves data around. You've given us a
> back-of-the-napkin sketch without enough information to actually model
> your system. You can say all kinds of nice things about a data
> transmission system with various crypto primitives mixed in, but you
> cannot truthfully say that your system advances the state of either
> anonymity or privacy unless you can show that the properties you wish
> to preserve hold throughout the system. *Then* you can say it works in
> theory.
> In order to say that it works in practice, there's a whole different
> set of hurdles.
> </curmudgeon>
> --mlp
We wanted to listen the opinions before build a formal model. Our
project still starts and we don't know how it will finish but I think
that can be interesting.

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