Two or three years ago, I was reading something interesting, but then I lost the paper. The paper described building secure and fast P2P networks (not like tor or I2P). Unfortunately, I only remember some parts of the protocol/algorithm:

  • Peer logical address not equal to physical address, actually logical address is public encryption key.
  • When sending message through peer tunnel we encrypt by all public keys of peers in tunnel consequentially $(key_0(key_1(...key_N(data))))$
  • Unable to detect actual sender and receiver by analysing packet data.
  • Also, sender cannot find receiver and receiver cannot find sender of message.
  • Unable to detect if next peer is last or previous is first in peer sequence.

What paper was this?

  • $\begingroup$ This does not seem to be too different from I2P. $\endgroup$ – Aleph Apr 30 '14 at 15:44
  • $\begingroup$ But it differs in main parts: it is faster and more secure. $\endgroup$ – ex3ndr May 1 '14 at 19:04
  • $\begingroup$ It may very well be. On the other hand, I don't really see how you can be so sure about that considering you no longer have the paper. What I meant with my comment was really that what you describe in your question isn't very different from I2P. $\endgroup$ – Aleph May 1 '14 at 19:55

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