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Pisces: Anonymous Communication Using Social Networks

@inproceedings{Mittal2013PiscesAC,
  title={Pisces: Anonymous Communication Using Social Networks},
  author={Prateek Mittal and Matthew K. Wright and Nikita Borisov},
  booktitle={NDSS},
  year={2013}
}
  • Prateek Mittal, Matthew K. Wright, Nikita Borisov
  • Published in NDSS 2013
  • Computer Science
  • The architectures of deployed anonymity systems such as Tor suffer from two key problems that limit user's trust in these systems. First, paths for anonymous communication are built without considering trust relationships between users and relays in the system. Second, the network architecture relies on a set of centralized servers. In this paper, we propose Pisces, a decentralized protocol for anonymous communications that leverages users' social links to build circuits for onion routing. We… CONTINUE READING

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