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Batched Routing

Classification Key : Exterior Security, Information Disclosure


A mix node has to receive packets from many different nodes to create the anonymity set. The output from the mix network should not have any information that the user can exploit by doing timing analysis. How can the output of a mix node hide the timing information?


In a mix based system, collect the input data packets and when the collection reaches a threshold output all the data packets together in a batch.

Known Uses

Mix network implementing batched routing.

Related Patterns

Delayed Routing


Hafiz Privacy Patterns


Anonymity, Privacy, Routing


Last modified: May 05, 2012

Conceived and Maintained by: Munawar Hafiz