[cabfpub] Ballot 144 - Validation rules for .onion names

Gervase Markham gerv at mozilla.org
Thu Feb 19 10:11:59 UTC 2015

Hi Erwann,

On 18/02/15 19:07, Erwann Abalea wrote:
> OpenTrust votes NO.

>From reading your objections: does this mean you would be in favour
after the Tor folk move to longer hashes and SHA-256?

>   * the final goal of this ballot is to allow a Tor user to access a non
>     hidden service using a hidden service name. Such a user can
>     *already* access to the public facing classical version of this
>     service, using its public name. 

Yes; however, people in the middle can both tell that the user is
accessing the site, and can block their access.


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