[Standards] Any protocol to request encrypted connections?

Richard Dobson richard at dobson-i.net
Tue Feb 6 09:28:15 UTC 2007


> Sure. So you want a kind of traceroute protocol that enables any 
> entity in the path to know that the entire path is channel-encrypted. 
> We've talked about such a thing many times, but haven't developed it 
> yet. Maybe now is the time to work on it...
Although you are relying on the servers along the route not being 
compromised or otherwise bad and telling you the connections are 
encrypted when they arn't, so it shouldn't be relied on 100%, unless 
someone can think of a way around that?

Richard





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