Toward Improving Path Selection in Tor

  title={Toward Improving Path Selection in Tor},
  author={Fallon Chen and Joseph Pasquale},
  journal={2010 IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference GLOBECOM 2010},
Tor (The Onion Router) is a popular anonymity overlay network that seeks to provide anonymity without significant cost to performance. Tor's support for anonymity is indeed strong, but its network performance is a problem, and one that is widely recognized. While there are some studies that investigate changing the structure of the Tor network to improve performance, we focus on investigating different path selection strategies given the Tor network as is. Specifically, we explore varying the… CONTINUE READING


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