Issue No. 05 - September/October (2007 vol. 5)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MSP.2007.108
Roger Dingledine , The Tor Project
Nick Mathewson , The Tor Project
Paul Syverson , US Naval Research Laboratory
Tor (the Onion Routing) is an open source, distributed, low-latency anonymity network. This article examines how Tor works, the underlying design philosophy, and some of the challenges in building, deploying, and sustaining a network for anonymous communications.
emerging standards, Tor, onion routing, anonymizer, privacy, peer-to-peer, networking
R. Dingledine, N. Mathewson and P. Syverson, "Deploying Low-Latency Anonymity: Design Challenges and Social Factors," in IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 5, no. , pp. 83-87, 2007.