coderman coderman at gmail.com
Wed Feb 4 21:04:30 PST 2015

On 2/4/15, John Young <jya at pipeline.com> wrote:
> Darknet is hardly dark,  or no more than Tor anonymizes,
> ...

true; perhaps best quantified as: "no ISP asshattery".
 but fails like all earth human technology in face of capable attacker
with significant resources.

[ specifically, onion overlay avoids TCP RST, DNS redir, local network
ARP poisoning, IPv4/IPv6 BGP route jacking, transport privacy and
authenticity** attacks (rewrite proxy) ]

** key management, someone has to do it. and it is always cumbersome...

but that is nary a sliver in the sky of surface exposed, in typical
"rich web service" context, full of javascript and media handlers and
plug-ins, oh my!

tell us John, do your server logs show mostly complete or incomplete
downloads of Cfour? :P

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