Tor @ DarkScience
For completeness I’m going to write this post as if you know nothing about me or Tor. If you know about DarkScience and Tor you can safely skip to here.
Tor, or more formerly “The Onion Router” is a method of decentralised VPN, it’s more commonly referred to as a “Anonymity network” and that would be very apt. The design of Tor is an encrypted mesh network operating over the top of the regular internet, there are intermediaries which have no concept of the data, where it came from or where it’s headed- only it’s next hop in the chain. There are entry points who only know where the data came from but not where it’s going or what it is, and more famously there are exits which take traffic originating from somewhere in the tor network and allow it to enter the public internet.
Tor, typically is rather slow, and it’s possible to address servers and services without ever leaving tor...
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