[Bitcoin-development] Payment protocol for onion URLs.
luke at dashjr.org
Sat Oct 26 03:41:40 UTC 2013
On Saturday, October 26, 2013 3:31:05 AM Gregory Maxwell wrote:
> One limitation of the payment protocol as speced is that there is no
> way for a hidden service site to make use of its full authentication
> capability because they are unable to get SSL certificates issued to
> A tor hidden service (onion site) is controlled by an RSA key.
> It would be trivial to pack a tor HS pubkey into a self-signed x509
> certificate with the cn set to foooo.onion.
Is there any point to additional encryption over tor (which afaik is already
encrypted end-to-end)? Is there a safe way to make this work through tor entry
It'd be nice to have a way to support namecoin-provided keys too...
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