What is the difference between garlic routing and layered encryption? What is used to encrypt a message?

I am a bit confused about the terminology. As far as I understand, the outbound tunnel gateway router adds a layer of encryption for each router in this outbound tunnel. As the message travels through the outbound tunnel, each hop removes one layer of encryption. At the last router (tunnel endpoint) the message is in clear text again and ready to be sent to the gateway router of an inbound tunnel. My questions are: What is responsible for the layered encryption? (Is it garlic routing, or merely the transport protocol?) What is used for the encryption of the message itself? (so it does not appear in plaintext at the tunnel endpoint of an outbound tunnel)

I am happy for any insights or help.

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Gnar_in_a_Jar

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Speed, Anonymity & VPN vs I2P debate

Let us tackle the issue.

Speed, Anonymity & paid VPN vs I2P debate.

(Paid) VPN :-

  1. Speed depends on the number of servers as well as the encryption method used by the company.

  2. Does keep logs required for functioning of the company & is bound by the law of the land wherever situated.

  3. No-logs policy does not mean logs are not maintained or kept or generated. The company gives assurance that whatever logs are generated will not be kept & deleted. We all know how that turns out.

(Free) I2P Network :-

  1. It is Free-to-use & open source. Thereby, the structural capital required is not as ever present as some capital rich company. Almost, all of the structure & capital intensive system requirement is handled by volunteers. However, recent user-base spurt has been huge and is ever increasing in size.

  2. I2P Network was based on wholehearted focus on anonymity. The design is such that it supports the anonymous delivery of your data rather than speedy delivery of your data. Garlic routing as well as the additional support of network mixing creates a secure passage for your data & make it censor resistant as much as possible.

  3. Everything that is generated inside an I2P network routes through all the nodes thus providing anonymity as well as plausible deniability. Secondly, I2P network cannot be accessed by clear-net neither I2P users can access clear-net without going out of the network.

more points will be added as this discussion/debate will be never-ending.

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External forces, and the future of Monero.

The future of Monero?

As someone looking to invest a little in it, I’ve been thinking a bit about the future of Monero and some concerns I have about it, Specifically regarding external forces.

 

One concern is the many governments, regulators and policing/intelligence agencies having their eye quite specifically on Monero, other β€œprivacy” coins. As well as exchanges that facilitate entry or exit such as Morph Token.

Whether this would lead to tougher regulation or the outright banning of Monero and coins like it, as states would see it as β€œfor criminals only” or β€œa subversion of state and financial institutions” etc’. And how it would effect both its value and the network.

I know there’s the Tari regulatory white-paper in the works, but of course that's no guarantee to protect from such scrutiny.

 

Another concern is the issue of further removal of Monero from exchanges that operate within regulated states (examples of Japan and Korea).

  • A: This would make the economy of Monero dependant on fewer and fewer exchanges continuing to operate and list it, and overall centralisation of being able to buy and sell Monero.

  • B: Provide fewer and more direct targets for aforementioned state actors to take action on.

  • C: Potentially compromise some of Monero’s privacy and anonymity due this further centralisation of reliance.

  • D: Could even lead to a honeypot type situation in an extreme scenario where Monero is outright banned.

 

Are DEX’s the answer to this? Or are they still at risk of state regulation and ISP blocking?

 

Additionally if it came to state banning and regulation.

Is it possible for ISP’s to even block Monero?

Specifically to block the ability to host and access nodes, to block the ability for miners to operate and contribute, and to block the ability for transactions to even take place and be registered on the network. Additionally the ability to use wallets and access wallets if blocked from app stores and by ISP’s.

Are ISP’s even able to identify Monero network activity, and the IP’s of those send and receiving on it?

I’ve seen one solution by routing such traffic through Tor, but I don’t see that as an ultimate or final solution, as it is slow and beholden to ISP blocking itself, and relies on volunteer support.

 

I’ve seen some info regarding Kovri and garlic routing, but I’m not too sure whether that is a solution related to a theoretical ISP blocking (purely b

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Your Guide to Monero, and Why It Has Great Potential

#/////Your Guide to Monero, and Why It Has Great Potential/////

Marketing.

It's a dirty word for most members of the Monero community.

It is also one of the most divisive words in the Monero community. Yet, the lack of marketing is one of the most frustrating things for many newcomers.

This is what makes this an unusual post from a member of the Monero community.

This post is an unabashed and unsolicited analyzation of why I believe Monero to have great potential.

Below I have attempted to outline different reasons why Monero has great potential, beginning with upcoming developments and use cases, to broader economic motives, speculation, and key issues for it to overcome.

I encourage you to discuss and criticise my musings, commenting below if you feel necessary to do so.

##///Upcoming Developments///

Bulletproofs - A Reduction in Transaction Sizes and Fees

Since the introduction of Ring Confidential Transactions (Ring CT), transaction amounts have been hidden in Monero, albeit at the cost of increased transaction fees and sizes. In order to mitigate this issue, Bulletproofs will soon be added to reduce both fees and transaction size by 80% to 90%. This is great news for those transacting smaller USD amounts as people commonly complained Monero's fees were too high! Not any longer though! More information can be found here. Bulletproofs are already working on the Monero testnet, and developers were aiming to introduce them in March 2018, however it could be delayed in order to ensure everything is tried and tested.

Multisig

Multisig has recently been merged! Mulitsig, also called multisignature, is the requirement for a transaction to have two or more signatures before it can be executed. Multisig transactions and addresses are indistinguishable from normal transactions and addresses in Monero, and provide more security than single-signature transactions. It is believed this will lead to additional marketplaces and exchanges to supporting Monero.

Kovri

Kovri is an implementation of the Invisible Internet Project (I2P) network. Kovri uses both garlic encryption and garlic routing to create a private, protected overlay-network across the internet. This overlay-network provides users with the ability to effective

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Dusk Network ICO review

What is Dusk Network?

Dusk Network is a project founded to offer a privacy orientated blockchain that’s regulatory compliant to facilitate the launch of Security Tokens.

You may wonder why this isn’t possible to do with the traditional ERC-20 token (Ethereum), after all there have been thousands of projects that were build on Ethereum. The answer isn’t as easy as one might think. In reality there’s a lot of things that need to be taken in consideration when launching a Security Token. Most importantly are the local laws and regulations. For instance on Ethereum; everyone will be able to track any transaction, from the amount down to the wallet owner. This results in market manipulation due to everyone being able to see when large amounts of money are being transferred. This is highly looked upon when talking Security Tokens.

Dusk Network will be able to keep transaction information private and at the same time be regulatory compliant due to running everyone on-chain, in this case the above mentioned facts are not applicable. The main advantage of doing this is that a bunch of restrictions, that come with security tokens, will already be imbedded in the blockchain itself. Running everything on-chain prevents the usage of centralized entities which are usually needed to launch Security Tokens. Dusk Network achieves this by using zero-knowledge smart contracts that cooperate with white- and blacklists of the transactors. By utilizing these zero-knowledge smart contracs Dusk Network will be able to facilitate a faster and better token to issue Security Tokens, without the use of a middle man. This results in fees being much lower than traditional platforms. This is only one of the usecases provided by Dusk Network. Their blockchain will also be able to facilitate the first Security Token Compliant DEX (decentralized exchange) and a Private Communication layer, which can be used to call and stream data while being fully anonymous.

What are Security Tokens?

Security Tokens are tokens which are created to provide the holder access to profit (dividends) and/or voting rights and/or ownership. Security Tokens look a lot like stocks, but don’t necessarily need to be one. It offers its holder at least a lot more rights than Utility Tokens. Nowadays, almost no deal is closed in the crypto landscape without offering equity, or a variant of this.

Just think about the effects of seeing a huge token holder moving tokens after years of inactivity or wh

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Quick notes from the Kovri Dev meeting earlier today
4:13 PM <@anonimal> I'm aiming for alpha release by defcon 26. Monero integration before the end of the year. 
4:13 PM <moneromooo> Does that mean start of integration (ie kovri's ready) or finished ? :)
4:14 PM <endogenic> awesome
4:14 PM <@anonimal> moneromooo: integrated into the monero tree before the end of year.
4:14 PM <sgp_[m]> Hooray! Awesome news!
4:14 PM <@anonimal> Integrated regardless of the state of the router, mind you.
4:14 PM <oneiric_> woot! much excite!!
4:15 PM <@anonimal> Will obviously start with monero testnet only.

Note: Defcon 26 takes place August 9-12, 2018

It was also mentioned that the GetKovri site is being updated for better accessibility.

For those of you who may be new or unfamiliar with Kovri (a Monero subproject):

> "Kovri uses both garlic encryption and garlic routing to create a private, protected overlay-network across the internet. This overlay-network provides users with the ability to effectively hide their geographical location and internet IP address."

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Looking for a project to contribute to

Is there a project that is working on something like the following:

>Combine the i2p garlic routing with the Lantern-like hardware integrated into a Librem5-like mobile computing device that natively uses IPFS when publishing/consuming networked content in order to create a decentralized, distributed, anonymous network, where always-on is not a threat to someone's privacy or individuality and provides fault-tolerant access to information that is not dependent on an ISP or other centralized authority.

Is there anything out there that is remotely similar to what I described? One of the issues that I see with the building something like this is that the current web provides so much compelling content that it would be hard to get adoption. However, if the hardware was built and some basic applications were integrated (like what Lantern is doing) and the system were deployed to markets where internet connectivity is rare or non-existent, then there is a chance the network could grow from there to reach more global adoption. I'm thinking in terms of the one-laptop-per-child effort.

I would like to find a project that is most closely aligned with these concepts that I could contribute to but I haven't found any that seemed to match and would like this community's opinion as to the validity of the concept and where I could find like-minded developers that I could contribute my time/effort to building something that is at least in the same ballpark as this concept. I would prefer to join a project that is already in progress rather than start yet another project that is mostly doing the same thing.

I would also be interested in working on a project to address the issue of content discovery when using IPFS as the source of content. Is there any effort underway to build a search engine that can index IPFS content and enable queries? Potentially using something like GridCoin to incentivize nodes to contribute computing power to the crawling, indexing, categorization and ranking of content.

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[Question] What is a garlic? What is a garlic-clove?

I need some clarification with garlic-stuff. My current understanding is that a message is called garlic-clove when it is prepared to be sent. As long as the total size of these cloves doesn't exceed 1024 bytes they get bundled together to a garlic. This garlic is then sent through a tunnel inside the I2P-network. So basically the network-message is called garlic. My questions are now:

  • Is each garlic-clove an I2P-network protocol (I2NP) message or is the whole garlic the I2NP-message?
  • Are I2NP-messages the ones carrying user payloads or are they just for networking (netDB, exploration, etc.)?
  • Is each message/clove encrypted separately with the receivers public-key, or is the whole bundle/garlic encrypted? (I'm talking about the encryption before the layered encryption) I think they have to be encrypted before, in case, not every message is meant for the same destination, but I am not sure.

I am also aware that the layered encryption inside I2P is called garlic routing. And I asked about this in another post here:

My post regarding layered encryption/garlic routing

Thanks in advance.

Gnar_in_a_Jar

Edit: some formatting

Edit2: more questions

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Help me understand zeronet and a distributed web in general

So, I have a couple questions and thoughts. Zeronet seems like an iteration of the software side of the decentralized net movement (with things like meshnet being on the more 'hardware' side of the decentralized net movement).

So, within the 'software' side. Zeronet is a large set of individual files distributed bittorent style that are individually updatable. IPFS is a single large file 'folder' of files distributed bittorent style that is non-updatable. New files can be added but old files cannot be deleted or changed on IPFS right?

Freenet is probably somewhere in between right? Since at some level it is a massive single distributed file-system that eventually forgets old unused content. Freenet has privacy built in while Zeronet and IPFS have not in-built privacy systems but allow for the use of Tor/I2P for privacy/anonymity if desired.

I understand onion/garlic routing well enough to be satisfied, but I'm not sure that I understand the different systems of file storage and distribution between Zeronet, IPFS, and Freenet. Do my descriptions seem accurate? Why do you prefer zeronet over the other two? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each?

Do Zeronet and IPFS still rely on Trackers like bittorrent does? This seems like a major obstacle to calling these truly decentralized or distributed systems of file-sharing.

Further these are all high-tier level distribution systems that still rely on the centralized network technology and IP addressing of the internet right? The project to decentralize network technology and core IP protocols is separate in projects like MeshNet?

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Properties of a good network

So I thought I'd try and outline the problem that the current internet has, which we are trying to fix with darknets/meshnets/altnets, just for record's sake. Correct me where I'm inevitably wrong, or discuss, etc.


Privacy

Current internet provides zero protection against snooping/MITM attacks, since all data is sent unencrypted and over several hops.

  • CJDNS solves this by introducing public-key encryption as part of the layer 3 protocol, using (what is effectively) the destination address as the key.
  • TOR solves this by also introducing public-key encryption based on the keypairs of all the nodes in the route to the destination. (See "onion routing")
  • I2P solves this by adding layers of public-key encryption based on temporary keys, to maintain perfect forward secrecy, and using separate channels for inbound/outbound. (See "garlic routing")
  • Freenet solves this by similarly encrypting all communication.

Anonymity

Current internet makes it fairly straightforward to trace the origin and destination machines of a packet, and therefore the sender/receiver.

  • CJDNS does not address this directly. (Run one of the following on top?)
  • TOR solves this by bouncing packets around several nodes, unwrapping a layer of encryption at each, to make it difficult for anyone to backtrace or determine the final destination.
  • I2P solves this in a similar manner, but also adds a few more layers of crypto, and enforces the switching of "tunnels" every 10 minutes at most.
  • Freenet solves this by perfectly blurring the lines between relay / host / client, and decentralising the act of storage itself.

In all these systems, it is also possible to instantly drop and recreate an "identity" for an extra layer of anonymity.

Persistence

Current internet is extremely vulnerable to data loss, and forced takedowns of 'undesirable' content. The former can be mediated by adding redundant servers, and the latter by having others store/copy/rehost the content, however these are not complete solutions.

  • CJDNS does not address this directly. (Run Freenet / Tahoe-LAFS or a similar decentralised FS on top?)
  • TOR does not address this directly. (Run Tahoe-LAFS or a similar decentralised FS on top?)
  • I2P does not address this directly. (Run Tahoe-LAFS or a similar decentralised FS on top?)
  • Freenet solves this by having each person that relays data persistently cache part of it locally, in encrypted form, so that content is distributed
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Garlic Bulb Fakemon. Possibly an early route encounter. reddit.com/gallery/iw1dc1
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Does anyone sell machines specifically built for browsing Tor? Does it make sense to go through Tor after I2P?

It'd be nice if there was a ready-built machine which protected people from technical errors when using Tor. I'm thinking of something containing a regular motherboard to run the browser in a TAILS VM and two raspberry PIs, one for routing traffic over Tor and one for persistent storage and crypto. That way if any one device is compromised only the data it's responsible for is given up. You won't give up most of your crypto keys, your persistant data or your IP address if the browser gets compromised, for example. Is anyone selling a device like this?

Also, are there any risks to routing traffic through I2P and then Tor using something like Dark Tunnel? Seems like it would be beneficial to have delayed garlic routing combined with the larger Tor network.

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A few n00b questions about I2P

Sorry if these seem a bit n00bish, but I had a few questions about how I2P operates.

  1. From what I've read, I2P uses garlic routing, which seems to mean that each packet of data sent out contains not only your request, but a bundled group of requests from the other I2P users whose traffic is flowing through your computer (someone please tell me if that's an incorrect description). So, does this happen to your traffic at every step along the outbound and inbound tunnels (i.e. the traffic is bundled, sent to the first proxy, unbundled, rebundled, sent to the second proxy, etc), or is this only featured on the first proxy you send it to?

  2. Is the length of your I2P tunnel randomized? I remember reading in an article that I2P uses "two or more" hops; does this mean that traffic sent through I2P is sent through an arbitrary number of hops to complicate traffic analysis, or was that a comprehension error on my part?

  3. Can I use I2P in Whonix? The Whonix information page says that one could run I2P on the Whonix Workstation, but would doing that be the same as just using I2P by itself? Would I still be going over the I2P network and getting the benefits of I2P (i.e. garlic routing)?

  4. Does I2P contain the same issue as Tor wrt exit relays? One issue with Tor is its use of exit relays, which could sniff any unencrypted traffic running through them. Since I2P in most cases (i.e. unless outproxies are used) only browses the I2P network, and never "exits" onto the clearnet, does it experience the same problem (i.e. nodes that send unencrypted traffic) at the final hop along its path, or is that issue mitigated?

  5. Regarding I2P outproxies to the Tor network or the clearnet: besides the previously mentioned exit relay issue, does visiting the clearnet/Tor network over I2P confer any anonymity loss vs. surfing the I2P network only? In other words, am I as secure browsing the clearnet through I2P as I would be browsing the I2P network?

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A Request to Redditors of Kolkata

It's not the buildings, the roads, the bridges & other concrete that make a city what it is, but the people inhabiting it. Hence, my dearest peers, knowing this city to be their home, lend me your ears.

These are dark times that we're going through. Violence. Oppression. Racism. You name it and it's what we experience, ad nauseam. Change is needed. We need it β€” we demand it; and this being the season of ballot boxes & EVMs, we yearn to vote to that end. 'Tis here, I beg to differ and ask: is it really a considerable choice when we're given to choose our predators, between lions, tigers and wolves? Yes, one of them is way worse than the others & needs to be gone for everyone's good; but is empowering the other murderers any better?

For as long as I remember, our lives have been spent as slaves & serfs to these powers: the fools, bigots & goons, called politicians we elect into leaders, the banks, capitalists & industrialists we sell ourselves to and to each other, caught in their barbaric game of tag, in which we're all 'it' in the end. I want to change all of that; don't you?

They say, everything big, starts small. Hence, in a world of 7.6 billion, would it be too wrong to start with our city of 14 million, prided so much for its openness, liberalism & intellegentia? Kolkata is OUR CITY: OUR COMMONS, OUR HOME, enclosed by bigots & greedy gluttons to have created a graveyard for our dreams and for life, especially for the thousands who pour into it everyday, hoping to obtain the collectively acknowledged fictional oxygen, called money, required of us all to exist. This is no longer a city, but a corporate heath, bearing concrete in place of vegetation.

I yearn of you, hence, let's not set aside our differences on who we wish to elect, which fiction we wish to pray to and so on, but evolve our minds to move beyond such gibberish and actually work to make this city sustainable, homely, liveable, post partisanism, post market, post capitalist and really smart, not just a dumb city with proprietary wifi, that the oligarchs deem smart. Let us build, on this pyre of yesterdays' failures, a new city that truly would shower joy on all.

Considering today's problems, my wish is to take back the city into our collective hands, as our commons, manage it so, and make it thrive, not grow exponentially. Of course, when I say take back, I don't ask for a violent revolution of the ploretariat, but establishment of mutual-aid-networks &am

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Nerdy convo I heard in my office today about GNUNet.org

I'm re-creating the conversation between two techies, so bear with me....

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Did you ever read that ppt I sent you about GNS? Gnu Naming System. Social replacement for DNS. Uses QR codes to share Pub Keys and the p2p anonymous routing. Pretty cool idea

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I read through the deck. This is far too complex -the solutions will be much simpler such as bigger encryption, secret keys, invisible data.

[THEN SOME KIND OF SOAPBOX RANT]

If we create some analogies on this to the natural world, which in my opinion has already figured everything out.....what if the internet was like the old silk road.....and the U.S. is like the police on the road. You're never going to get past them. If they see you on the road, they will stop you and inspect everything. They will get you out of your car, pull out the door panels, run their scanners, maybe even seize you and your vehicle -- (kind of like throttling packets). So clearly, as long as they own the road, you cannot just walk by them in disguise, because they can block the road entirely. Even if you could protect your assets, if you are unable to continue down the road, then the road is worthless...So to me, I would focus on simpler analogies like this. How can you get past the guards when they control the road and always will control the road. You cannot build a new road in their empire...or can you? A new river could form, but they could redirect it. A new city could form, but it would have to be impenetrable...eventually everyone must leave the castle and go into the wilderness where they are vulnerable.... Back in the day, even the Wells Fargo riders with Pinkertons got robbed. Ancient armies were ambushed and destroyed. No empire has lasted...therefore, no security system can last... ha, that's an invalid conclusion but i like it anyways...

I can't see the U.S. government ever letting up, because as soon as they do, some country will attack and destroy all computers in our country. That day will come when computers come under attack...it will be like WW3 - isn't that funny, people are no longer the targets in a war, but instead the computers and robots :-) hahah worthless humans!

to me, i love this stuff, but not enough to start a business around it...

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What if the internet was like the old silk road.....and the U.S. is like the police on the road?

Precisely. Encryption is just putting a lock on a truck, the police can still cut it off. If they control the road, how do you circumvent th

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Temporal HTTP Client [THC] - A CLI And Golang Library For Temporal (Directory Uploads, And More!)

Hey /r/ipfs, I've finished putting together a library (and CLI) for interacting with Temporal's HTTP API. We've had some requests lately for easy ways to upload directories, and enable access to Temporal from the command-line, so THC was created to meet this need.

Some things you can do with THC cli:

  • Directory uploads
  • File Uploads
  • Lens Search and Lens Index
  • Pinning

Some things you can do with THC Library:

  • Pin duration extension
  • Account management

The source code, and documentation are available on github with prebuilt binaries available for linux, windows, and mac osx via ipfs.

Using the CLI, you'll have the ability to upload your websites, and backup your data directories all from the command-line, while paying less than what digital ocean charges block storage πŸ’Έ

Temporal has a few major upgrades underway, and some chances to do some beta testing (and get paid :O!):

  • Custom nodes ⚑
  • gRPC API πŸ€“
  • Garlic routed VPN 😲

If you're interested in doing some paid for beta testing of our upcoming features, send me a PM!

To stay up to date with our latest developments follow us on twitter. We've got a massive amount of open-source code to enjoy on github, and a brand new website. If you're looking for the previous web interface check out the playground.

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I was making minced pork for my fillings and usually cut out the bones from the pork belly. This time I decided to go the easy route and just cut them off, all at once and braise them (just garlic, ginger, soy sauce and and sugar). It was delicious :)
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What worked, maybe...sorta.

I've been dealing with Alopecia Barbae (patchy beard) for almost two years now. Started out with a dime-sized patch on the right side of my chin that grew out to a couple of inches before it was joined by a similarly sized patch on the opposite side, creating a remarkably symmetrical bald spot that left me looking like an extra on a western.

I tried the [onion/garlic route to no avail] (https://old.reddit.com/r/alopecia_areata/search?q=author%3AJustTheWriter&restrict_sr=on&sort=relevance&t=all). At the time, I had terrible insurance – I still do, actually – and so I couldn't afford to see a dermatologist. Last December, I got sick of shaving and just decided to grow my beard out. It actually ended up looking pretty cool (you can see it in my profile), though initially just looked patchy as Hell.

I grew it for 4 and a half months. During that time, I gave up gluten - or at least as much of it as possible - and cut way back on dairy. The weird, fine blonde hairs grew with the rest of my beard and my hair seemed to be coming back in in the same order it disappeared (right, left, small spot on the chin). I finally shaved and found that although the patches are still there, the blonde hair has become stubble – actual, rough hair - and much of the darker colored-hair has returned: the patches seem to be getting smaller.

So. I don't know. Maybe it was cutting out gluten. Maybe it was cutting back on dairy. My stress levels haven't decreased any, so I know it's not that. Either way, it's kind of strange to see my hair returning: I made my peace with it a while back, having realized that the only one who paid much attention to it was me.

Try whatever you can, I guess. I wish you all the best.

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Thank you for the inspirations. I had to thin out my garlic patch today I ended up going the lazy route, purΓ©ing the lychee made a blood orange mimosa. Also, I would appreciate cooking ideas with tender young garlic (picture left concern). I have at least 1 lbs (~ 500g) of these.
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What would happen if you snorted the Covid Vaccine or used it as eye drops instead of having it injected into you?

Could it also be used as a skin rub on instead?

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I'm back! With even MORE Monero subs!!

You guys are huge.. Like a bunch of little spiders. Absolutely everywhere.

^^^^^.


Subreddit Description
/r/Monero Default sub
/r/xmrtrader Price speculation sub
/r/MoneroMarkets xmrtrader alternative
/r/MoneroSupport Technical support for Monero
/r/MoneroMarket Jobs and goods in exchange for Monero
/r/Moonero Monero Memes
/r/Doomero More Monero Memes
/r/MoneroCommunity Meetups, Community Discussion & More!
/r/MoneroMining Monero Mining Discussion and Support!
/r/MoneroMerchants Merchants that accept Monero
/r/Monero_Fr French Monero Subreddit! (Needs Moderators!)
/r/MoneroMarketing Monero Shilling Subreddit
/r/LocalMonero Subreddit for the non-KYC Monero Exchange
/r/Cakewalletio Subreddit designated to the community iOS Monero Wallet
/r/Monerujo Subreddit designated to the community Android Monero Wallet

^^^^^^^^.

Bonus subreddits Description
/r/Tari Assets Protocol Build on Monero
/r/Kovri Discussion on the development of IP garlic routing for Monero and other cryptocurrencies
/r/Masari Monero fork that works hard to ensure the privacy of their users
/r/Aeon Smooth_Xmr's little baby <3
/r/Krb Stablecoin built with Cryptonote
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πŸ“°︎ r/Monero
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There are a staggering number of Monero subreddits - If you're looking for other communities, here's a great place to start!

No matter what I do the formatting looks terrible.. Forgive me!

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Subreddit Description % Moderator Overlap with /r/Monero
/r/Monero Default sub 100%
/r/xmrtrader Price speculation sub 30%
/r/MoneroSupport Technical support for Monero 40%
/r/MoneroMarket Jobs and goods in exchange for Monero 37.5%
/r/Moonero Monero memes 25%
/r/MoneroCommunity Meetups for activists, educators and promoters of Monero 37.5%
/r/MoneroMining Monero mining discussion and support 42.5%
/r/MoneroMerchants Merchants that accept Monero 0%

^^^^^^^^^^.

Bonus subreddits Description
/r/Kovri Discussion on the development of garlic routing for Monero and other cryptocurrencies
/r/Masari Monero fork that works hard to ensure the privacy of their users
/r/Aeon Smooth_Xmr's little baby <3
/r/Krb Stablecoin built with Cryptonote

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There are a staggering number of Monero subreddits - Apparently more than I knew as well! Here's a list of Monero related subs, Part 2!

I made a post before, but omitted a few subs. Let's spread the love and decentralize Monero's support!

^^^^^.


Subreddit Description
/r/Monero Default sub
/r/xmrtrader Price speculation sub
/r/MoneroSupport Technical support for Monero
/r/MoneroMarket Jobs and goods in exchange for Monero
/r/Moonero Monero Memes
/r/Doomero More Monero Memes
/r/MoneroCommunity Meetups, Community Discussion & More!
/r/MoneroMining Monero Mining Discussion and Support!
/r/MoneroMerchants Merchants that accept Monero

^^^^^^^^.

Bonus subreddits Description
/r/Tari Assets Protocol Build on Monero
/r/Kovri Discussion on the development of IP garlic routing for Monero and other cryptocurrencies
/r/Masari Monero fork that works hard to ensure the privacy of their users
/r/Aeon Smooth_Xmr's little baby <3
/r/Krb Stablecoin built with Cryptonote

Thanks to everyone who moderates and suggested more subs for the list. You all rock!

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πŸ“°︎ r/Monero
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All the other Monero subs (Reposted because I broke the rules!)

I made this post on /r/Monero but I know some of you don't browse that forum so here's a repost. Share the love! ^^^^^.


Subreddit Description
/r/Monero Default sub
/r/xmrtrader Price speculation sub
/r/MoneroSupport Technical support for Monero
/r/MoneroMarket Jobs and goods in exchange for Monero
/r/Moonero Monero Memes
/r/Doomero More Monero Memes
/r/MoneroCommunity Meetups, Community Discussion & More!
/r/MoneroMining Monero Mining Discussion and Support!
/r/MoneroMerchants Merchants that accept Monero

^^^^^^^^.

Bonus subreddits Description
/r/Tari Assets Protocol Build on Monero
/r/Kovri Discussion on the development of IP garlic routing for Monero and other cryptocurrencies

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[uncensored-r/CryptoCurrency] Your Guide to Monero, and Why It Has Great Potential

The following post by johnfoss69 is being replicated because some comments within the post(but not the post itself) have been openly removed.

The original post can be found(in censored form) at this link:

np.reddit.com/r/ CryptoCurrency/comments/7ra409

The original post's content was as follows:


> #/////Your Guide to Monero, and Why It Has Great Potential///// > > > Marketing. > > It's a dirty word for most members of the Monero community. > > It is also one of the most divisive words in the Monero community. Yet, the lack of marketing is one of the most frustrating things for many newcomers. > > This is what makes this an unusual post from a member of the Monero community. > > This post is an unabashed and unsolicited analyzation of why I believe Monero to have great potential. > > Below I have attempted to outline different reasons why Monero has great potential, beginning with upcoming developments and use cases, to broader economic motives, speculation, and key issues for it to overcome. > > I encourage you to discuss and criticise my musings, commenting below if you feel necessary to do so. > > > > > ##///Upcoming Developments/// > > Bulletproofs - A Reduction in Transaction Sizes and Fees > > Since the introduction of Ring Confidential Transactions (Ring CT), transaction amounts have been hidden in Monero, albeit at the cost of increased transaction fees and sizes. In order to mitigate this issue, Bulletproofs will soon be added to reduce both fees and transaction size by 80% to 90%. This is great news for those transacting smaller USD amounts as people commonly complained Monero's fees were too high! Not any longer though! More information can be found here. Bulletproofs are already working on the Monero testnet, and developers were aiming to introduce them in March 2018, however it could be delayed in order to ensure everything is tried and tested. > > Multisig > > Multisig has recently been merged! Mulitsig, also called multisignature, is the requirement for a transaction to have two or more signatures before it can be executed. Multisig transactions and addresses are indistinguis

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Monero Subreddit Masterlist, Revision #4

Like a bunch of little spiders. Absolutely everywhere.

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Subreddit Description
/r/Monero Default sub
/r/xmrtrader Price speculation sub
/r/MoneroTrader xmrtrader alternative
/r/MoneroSupport Technical support for Monero
/r/MoneroMarket Jobs and goods in exchange for Monero
/r/Moonero Monero Memes
/r/Doomero Discussion about the impending doom of Monero
/r/MoneroCommunity Meetups, Community Discussion & More!
/r/MoneroMining Monero Mining Discussion and Support!
/r/MoneroMerchants Merchants that accept Monero
/r/Monero_Fr French Monero Subreddit! (Needs Moderators!)
/r/MoneroMarketing Monero Shilling Subreddit
/r/LocalMonero Subreddit for the non-KYC Monero Exchange
/r/Cakewalletio Subreddit designated to the community iOS Monero Wallet
/r/Monerujo Subreddit designated to the community Android Monero Wallet

^^^^^^^^.

Bonus subreddits Description
/r/Tari Assets Protocol Build on Monero
/r/Kovri Discussion on the development of IP garlic routing for Monero and other cryptocurrencies
/r/Masari Monero fork that works hard to ensure the privacy of their users
/r/Aeon Smooth_Xmr's little baby <3
/r/Krb Stablecoin built with Cryptonote
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Dusk Network ICO review

What is Dusk Network?

Dusk Network is a project founded to offer a privacy orientated blockchain that’s regulatory compliant to facilitate the launch of Security Tokens.

You may wonder why this isn’t possible to do with the traditional ERC-20 token (Ethereum), after all there have been thousands of projects that were build on Ethereum. The answer isn’t as easy as one might think. In reality there’s a lot of things that need to be taken in consideration when launching a Security Token. Most importantly are the local laws and regulations. For instance on Ethereum; everyone will be able to track any transaction, from the amount down to the wallet owner. This results in market manipulation due to everyone being able to see when large amounts of money are being transferred. This is highly looked upon when talking Security Tokens.

Dusk Network will be able to keep transaction information private and at the same time be regulatory compliant due to running everyone on-chain, in this case the above mentioned facts are not applicable. The main advantage of doing this is that a bunch of restrictions, that come with security tokens, will already be imbedded in the blockchain itself. Running everything on-chain prevents the usage of centralized entities which are usually needed to launch Security Tokens. Dusk Network achieves this by using zero-knowledge smart contracts that cooperate with white- and blacklists of the transactors. By utilizing these zero-knowledge smart contracs Dusk Network will be able to facilitate a faster and better token to issue Security Tokens, without the use of a middle man. This results in fees being much lower than traditional platforms. This is only one of the usecases provided by Dusk Network. Their blockchain will also be able to facilitate the first Security Token Compliant DEX (decentralized exchange) and a Private Communication layer, which can be used to call and stream data while being fully anonymous.

What are Security Tokens?

Security Tokens are tokens which are created to provide the holder access to profit (dividends) and/or voting rights and/or ownership. Security Tokens look a lot like stocks, but don’t necessarily need to be one. It offers its holder at least a lot more rights than Utility Tokens. Nowadays, almost no deal is closed in the crypto landscape without offering equity, or a variant of this.

Just think about the effects of seeing a huge token holder moving tokens after years of inactivity or wh

... keep reading on reddit ➑

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Kovri: a C++ implementation of the I2P router

TL;DR: Kovri is a free, decentralized, anonymity technology currently based on I2P's open specifications. Produced by the Monero Project, Kovri is currently a lightweight, security-focused C++ implementation of the I2P router. Kovri's long-term plans include evolving into the next generation of anonymity systems. We are looking for contributors of all skill levels in multiple fields to join our team. Visit #kovri-dev on Freenode or email [email protected] with any questions.

Hello, everyone! My name is Diego "rehrar" Salazar, and I'm here as a part of the Monero Project. Monero is a grassroots, decentralized, community-driven initiative which advocates privacy-for-all by producing free open source software projects. One of these projects is the Kovri Project.

Kovri is a free, decentralized, anonymity technology based on I2P's open specifications. Lightweight and security-focused, Kovri is currently a C++ implementation of the I2P router (I2P being originally written in Java). Kovri uses both garlic encryption and garlic routing to create a private, protected overlay-network across the internet. This overlay-network provides users with the ability to effectively hide their geographical location and internet IP address. Essentially, Kovri covers an application’s internet traffic to make it anonymous within the network.

The current scope of the project is to make a C++ router implementation which focuses on security and efficiency with minimal bells and whistles. This will allow applications of any kind to route through the I2P network without any added bloat to their software. This sets Kovri apart from other I2P projects, which are generally designed for individuals, and provide a plethora of optional tools and utilities that most applications simply don't need. We are in pre-Alpha, and are aiming to launch an Alpha release before the end of the year though QA takes precedence to any release date.

Though our short-term scope is clearly defined, Kovri looks to the future, and plans on utilizing its current state as a springboard for the next generation of anonymity systems.

Kovri is actively looking for developers of any skill level and Kovri developers are willing to provide education in both C++ programming, open source, as well as anonymity systems (within reason, we have to get our work done too). We aim to provide a friendly, productive work environment where individuals feel they can both

... keep reading on reddit ➑

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Want to learn more about Monero? Come find some of their subreddits!

I made a post before, but omitted a few subs. Just here to spread some love and decentralize the discussion boards!

^^^^^.


Subreddit Description
/r/Monero Default sub
/r/xmrtrader Price speculation sub
/r/MoneroSupport Technical support for Monero
/r/Moonero Monero Memes
/r/Doomero (More Monero Memes)
/r/MoneroCommunity Meetups, Community Discussion & More!
/r/MoneroMining Monero Mining Discussion and Support!
/r/MoneroMarket Jobs and goods in exchange for Monero
/r/MoneroMerchants Merchants that accept Monero

^^^^^^^^.

Bonus subreddits Description
/r/Tari Assets Protocol Build on Monero
/r/Kovri Discussion on the development of IP garlic routing for Monero and other cryptocurrencies
/r/Masari Monero fork that works hard to ensure the privacy of their users
/r/Aeon Smooth_Xmr's little baby <3
/r/Krb Stablecoin built with Cryptonote

Thanks to everyone who moderates and suggested more subs for the list. You all rock!

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πŸ“°︎ r/CryptoCurrency
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