Opened 7 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

#11251 new enhancement

Utilize unidirectional wireless broadcast distribution for Tor packages

Reported by: anon Owned by:
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(transcribed from conversation in IRC among crazy people)
... the fun with censorship races : run a Tor radio channel? (unidirectional FEC spread highly redundant payloads of the current bundles. if a region is upstream constrained in conflict, outage, or other, just one can get a good copy, then locally redist. much further

assuming your wifi radios or rtl-sdr dongles or fancy SDRs speak it...
(for wifi this requires monitor mode. rtl-sdr is receive only. good sdr not cheap. few of many problems...)


There used to be a company that distributed Usenet over broadcast satellite. They didn't carry binaries due to limited bandwidth but there wasn't anything stopping them from including a few here and there.


holy shit i bet a NSA TAO NIGHTSTAND could beam Tor to a whole metropolis in minutes!

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