onion routing

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

By analogy with the many layers of an onion.

NounEdit

onion routing (uncountable)

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  1. (computing) A technique for anonymous communication over a computer network, the messages being repeatedly encrypted and sent through nodes called onion routers that perform only one stage of the decryption.
Last modified on 16 June 2013, at 17:03