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SENDME cells, window threshold and last data cells

I'm writing a client in Python and trying to download the consensus. I managed to establish a single-hop connection to an authority server, send the HTTP request, and receive almost all the consensus ...
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TOR protocol pseudo clone

In order to get a deeper understanding of network security, I seek to try implement a basic, yet theoretically as secure, version of TOR. Assume I have a function send(ip_adress,port,byte[]), and RSA ...
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Security: Can an exit node be set up with an encrypted connection to the service?

So far it seems that all exit note-to-server connections are communicated in plaintext. Is there a way to add something to a Linux or Windows server so that very last hop is encrypted? Or ...
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Implementing the tor protocol, based on tor sources and a few clarifications

Im trying to implement a simple c# application that is based on tor protocol, without identity changes every few minutes etc. just to create a circuit and make a request. I created the onion hidden ...
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How does an OR create keys?

Unfortunately, I couldn't find any reference to that question. Does Tor implement an own key generation for the RSA keys (and the other keys) or does the OR use an external implementation for that? ...
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Is there a library to make use of Tor's features programatically?

When one wants to write an application that uses some of the features of Tor in a secure manner it would be helpful if there was a library to do so. I wonder if there is a library that provides ...
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Are there any Javascript implementations of Tor client?

Are there any available Javascript implementations of Tor client? Links: What implementations of Tor are there?
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What are Tor Node Selection Rules?

What are the rules by which Tor Proxies select entry, exit, and middle nodes from the list of Tor nodes? Where is this implemented in the source code?
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Why is Tor written in C?

Why is Tor implemented in the C programming language? Was that decision a matter of luck or taste of Tor's inventors? Are there any advantages of implementing this kind of technology in C?
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Can Tor be used with applications other than Web browsers?

From what I can see Tor mainly handles your web browser's traffic, but is there a way to do all of your connections through it? Like email, Dropbox, Carbonite backup, Skype etc? (Please explain ...
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How should one explain Tor to a non-technical audience?

How should I explain the operation of Tor to a reasonably-intelligent but non-technical audience? I'm looking for a way to introduce folks to Tor in a way that helps them to understand its basic ...
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What implementations of Tor are there?

I have seen implementations such as the Tor Browser Bundle and a TorChat, based on the Tor network. I was wondering if there were any more of them out there?