[Strint-attendees] Email providers interested in metadata/traffic analysis resistance

Harry Halpin <hhalpin@w3.org> Sat, 01 March 2014 12:19 UTC

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There's an open source (see code on github) project for server-side 
email provisioning for activist servers that is *very* interesting in 
how metadata/traffic analysis resistance can be applied to SMTP. The 
codebase already has a great number of useful puppet scripts and would 
really enjoy a code review.

Several human rights activist e-mail servers (riseup.net etc. - 
estimated 80,000 users) that are definitely under targeted surveillance 
want to upgrade to this system when its mature enough.

There is this approach called "NickNym" which I suspect is not very 
resistant likely for hiding email addresses, and implementation has just 


Grab me if anyone is interested in a code review or simply pointing to 
what folks should be doing.