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A high-speed anonymous way to browse the web has been developed by security researchers.  The team, based in Zurich and London, say they have found a way to mask data that does little to slow it down.  Many anonymising systems are slow because data is encrypted many times as it travels.  But the new high-speed encryption system, Hornet, could theoretically move data around at speeds up to 93GBps, its creators say.

Source: BBC

Date: September 14th, 2015

Link: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-33639436

Discussion

1) The Onion Router (Tor) network is something many people currently use to disguise from where they are browsing the web.  Why might a company  want to use something like this?

2) How might use this legitimately for something that you want to do?

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