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Cluster Computing and the Grid, IEEE International Symposium on (2008)
May 19, 2008 to May 22, 2008
ISBN: 978-0-7695-3156-4
pp: 33-40
ABSTRACT
The flourishing of Peer-to-Peer (P2P) applications has encouraged extensive research on end-to-end anonymity. In particular, interactive services such as VoIP and instant messaging are becoming extremely popular and require low latency. Preserving the anonymity of users in such services is becoming a major challenge. While existing schemes provide anonymity for the communicating parties; they incur high latency and are not suitable for interactive services. Even designs that attempt to reduce the latency, employ an encryption scheme that involves acomparatively high computation overhead and delay.In this paper, we describe a novel low-latency P2P scheme that provides anonymity for both senders and receivers while adhering to low bounds of delay, communication and bandwidth overheads. The design offers resistance against various attacks including a coalition of malicious peers. It has inherited scalability and fault tolerance and is applicable for various interactive P2P services.
INDEX TERMS
Anonymity, Distributed Hash Table (DHT), Interactive Services, Low-latency, Peer-to-Peer (P2P)
CITATION

E. Felstaine, O. Hermoni, N. Gilboa and S. Shitrit, "Anonymity Scheme for Interactive P2P Services," 2008 8th International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGRID '08)(CCGRID), Lyon, 2008, pp. 33-40.
doi:10.1109/CCGRID.2008.54
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