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A meeting about hidden services in Washington DC happening early in July 2015.


From the 9th of July to the 13th (and more?).


  • kernelcorn's OnioNS [asn] [kernelcorn] [dgoulet]
    • design
    • compatibility with 224 and Donncha's work
    • required modifications to Tor
    • installation best practices
    • how to actually deploy it realistically?
  • OnionDNS (, distinct from OnioNS, just as an FYI)
  • Hidden Service fingerprinting defenses (the USENIX paper) [kernelcorn] [dgoulet] [Aaron Johnson]
  • Direct onion services [dgoulet] [Aaron Johnson]
    • Binding DNS domains and onion addresses
    • Are guards, introduction points, and rendezvous points needed?
  • Guard discovery attacks [asn] [Aaron Johnson] [special]
    • How to make the attacks harder for hidden services that care
  • Next Generation Hidden Services [asn] [kernelcorn] [dgoulet] [Aaron Johnson] [special]
  • HS crowdfunding and how to move forward
  • Make it easier to setup HSes with APAF/Stormy
  • Guard security
  • Hidden Service DoS resistance (#15516, #16059, etc.) [kernelcorn]
  • Re-branding hidden services [Aaron Johnson] [special]
  • Hidden Services and mobile
  • HS load balancing [kernelcorn] [dgoulet]
    • Donncha's onion manager
  • statistics gathering through PrivEX / secure multiparty computation [Aaron Johnson]
  • Best practices for setting up a HS (building a guide)
  • Good examples for HSs (to encourage ethical/personal use) [kernelcorn]
  • High-latency anonymity research directions


If you want to tell people that you're going or not going, please add yourself to this table:

Person Dates
Aaron Johnson July 9 - July 13
george July 8 evening - July 13 evening
dgoulet July 5th - July 22nd
Roger July 5th - July 17th
special July 8 - July 15
kernelcorn July 5th - July 14th evening
mrphs *
Rob *
saint July 9 evening - July 14