Re: AP wire 'slams' IPv6 autoconfig

Eugene Leitl (
Tue, 12 Oct 1999 11:45:29 -0700 (PDT)

Rohit Khare writes:

> No matter what identifier strategy you support, They will be able to
> track down the originating machine. It's like asking to get on the

Well, it should be possible to mount an anonymizer layer on top of
every network, however fashistoid. Identifiable the headers may be,
but not if datagramm's contents are crypted and multiple packets are
issued do random hosts, concealing true destination. There is
additional load on the network, but that's a small price to pay. The
smaller the message (ideally, a brief ascii email), the better the

Of course you can bug a lot of nodes, do statistical long-term
analysis, etc., but it's noticeably harder.