No Direction Home: The True Cost of Routing Around Decoys
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Date: 22 Feb 2014
Document Type: Briefing Papers
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Associated Event: NDSS Symposium 2014
Decoy routing systems circumvent censorship by relying on cooperating ISPs in the middle of the Internet. A recent study suggested that censors can defeat decoy routing by manipulating interdomain routes. We analyze the costs of launching this attack and quantify its negative impact on the networks in the censoring region.