TitleHidden-service statistics reported by relays
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsGoulet, D., A. Johnson, G. Kadianakis, and K. Loesing
Series TitleNRL Technical Reports
Document Number2015-04-001
Date Published06/2015

In order to understand how hidden services are being used in Tor, relays can collect and report statistics about the hidden-service activity they observe. However, such statistics might harm the privacy of individual Tor users. We describe how relays can be used to collect statistics about hidden services, how they might be useful, and how they can be published in a way that protects individual privacy.

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