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If multiple users connect through the same Tor router can data be correlated?

Let's say I setup a transparent/isolating Tor proxy (dedicated machine/router), through which all traffic is forced before going out to the Internet. There are a five machines "behind" that Tor proxy,...
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How to following websites (RSS) anonymously?

This is a follow up question: IsolateDestAddr and IsolateDestPort usage? RSS desktop clients over tor are bad for anonymity. Very bad. I'm not interested in following my favorite websites in a ...
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IsolateDestAddr and IsolateDestPort usage?

https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Stream_Isolation Is it safe to use IsolateDestAddr and IsolateDestPort with my Liferea RSS SOCKSPort? In general, is it okay to apply these isolations to SOCKSPorts? (eg ...
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Transparent proxy improvement using haproxy load balancer?

I want to know if isn't a good idea to use many instances of Tor and load balancing them through haproxy. I've tested here.. I ran 20 Tor instances (20 socks5 ports) and load balanced them through ...
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How to assign a stream to a circuit?

I have a Python script that is configured to connect to 4 different onion services (call them a, b, c, d), and return a value on a page. I'd like to ensure that I create separate circuits to connect ...
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How to change Tor exit node when using multiple SocksPorts?

I'm using Tor with multiple SocksPorts. Does anyone know how I can programmatically change the exit for each SocksPort separately? The code below changes the exit nodes for all the SocksPorts -- I ...
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If I change my circuit in one workstation, will it be changed in another workstation as well?

Using multiple Whonix-Workstations, when I change my Tor circuit in Whonix-Workstation 1 (using this method for example), will my Tor circuit in Whonix-Workstation 2 be changed as well?
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Tried for 120 seconds to get a connection to [scrubbed]:6667 (waiting for controller)

I'm running some experiments using the stem library where I change circuit paths fairly frequently. Every so often, I get a stream detached event and a Socks5Error: 'TTL Expired' in my Python script, ...
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Streams and Circuits assignments

I know that Tor re-uses the circuits, all streams are attached to the same circuit, but I do not know whether Tor assigns all streams from all website to the same circuit or it assigns the streams of ...
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How many streams does Tor attach to the same circuit?

How many streams does Tor attach to the same circuit, i.e. when Tor think that it is a time to build a new circuit? I know that the lifetime of a circuit is 10 minutes (for new connections). But ...
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What does Tor do with streams?

I am a bit confused about handling streams in Tor. When we visit a website like Youtube the browser sends more than 100 requests to more than 20 different hosts. If we consider each request is for a ...
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When I click “New Identity”, why do I sometimes end up with the same exit relay?

Three variants on the same question: If I click "new identity" in Tor Browser to get a new circuit, why does my new circuit sometimes have the same exit relay as the last circuit? Doesn't that hurt ...